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MacAskill / Macaskill is a surname. It is an Anglicisation of the Gaelic Mac Asgaill, meaning "son of Asgall". The Gaelic name Asgall is a reduced form of the Old Norse personal name Ásketill.[1] The surname may refer to:



  • MacAskills Lake, a lake of Inverness County, in north-western Nova Scotia, Canada

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  1. ^ "McCaskill Name Meaning and Origin". Retrieved 23 July 2009.  For the etymology of the surname McCaskill this web page cites: Dictionary of American Family Names.