The old Cornish name Paskow is a patronymic
surname, formed from the medieval given name Pask. Pask in turn is thought to be derived from theMiddle English word "paske," which meant "Easter."
Early Origins of the Paskow family
The surname Paskow was first found in Cornwall
where Hugo filius
Pasch' is listed in the Rotuli Hundredorum
in that County in 1279. John Pascowe was listed in a record as being in that county in 1443, and a Paskell Langdon, who died in 1606 was in some instances recorded as Pascowe.
Early History of the Paskow family
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Paskow Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Pasco, Pascoe, Pascow, Pask, Paske, Pasque and others.
Early Notables of the Paskow family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Paskow family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nathaniell Pascoe, who came to Barbados in 1657; Nathaniel Pask (perhaps the same as the aforementioned), who was on record in Pennsylvania in 1682; Abraham Pascoe, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1682.