Astle Family History
Astle Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire called Astle, from Old English east ‘east’ + hyll ‘hill’. There may also have been some confusion with Asthall and Astley. German: variant of Ast(e)l, probably a nickname for a crude person, from Middle High German ast ‘branch’, ‘bough’, ‘knot’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press