website provides information on the PASK, and PASKE families.
If you are interested in researching the name, or finding out
more about PASK families use the links to access the substantial
amount of worldwide information. The research represents the work
of many researchers and in return we encourage other researchers
to include their information.
information in this website covers detailed narratives for many
of these Pask families. These narratives
can be easily searched by Surname,
or Master Index, or by
the website. The narratives section is slightly different
to the main pages as it is generated and updated from the database
on a regular basis and contains over 100 photographs and 1,700
webpages. We hope that you find something of interest. If not,
us and we will endeavour to help you.
Pask Family Gathering 2008:
Over 200 Pasks, or Pask-related people met at the Community Centre in Whepstead, Suffolk on Saturday July 26, 2008. More...
Pask Books - Four Books now available
You can now purchase through www.lulu.com four PASK books:
PASKs of Lincolnshire - Volume I
PASKs of Suffolk - Volume I
PASKs of Suffolk - Volume II
PASKs of Monmouthshire - Volume I
For more information see Pask Publications.
Pask, Paske One-Name Study has been registered with the Guild
of One-Name Studies for over four years. The Guild
of One-Name Studies is the premier UK-based organisation for
one-name studies. The Guild welcomes as members anyone who has
an interest in the subject.
is an online database where you can search the General Record
Office (GRO) indexes for information on Pask or Paske births,
marriages, and deaths.
full details of the records searched look at data
There is also a Pask-Paske Blog that provides day-by-day activities in the One-Name Study. It includes recent items of interest that will be included in the website update.
The PASK and PASKE families originate from four
main areas in the UK - Lincolnshire,
1881 UK Distribution of PASK, PASKE
Several descendants of these branches have emigrated
New Zealand, Canada, and
Place Index details all people in all locations. To search for the
country, city or town choose Edit > Find, and specify
More information on locations...
are several interesting Pask(e) characters, both famous and not
so famous. Interesting people
you stuck - can we help? Can you identify some Pask(e) family
photographs for other researchers? If so, see Brick
welcome any information that you may have on the PASK, or PASKE
families, or their derivatives. All information will be credited
to you. Join the many co-researchers
who may share your ancestors.
'Easter', from the Hebrew pesakh 'a passing over', used as a
personal name for one born at Easter.
Alternatively from the name Pascall, a 9th C. saint and pope.
Or derived from the Old Welsh personal name Paskent or Pascen.
PASK, PASKE, PASCH, PASH, PASHE, PASQUE
In an extract of an Office of National Statistics
database for 2002, the name PASK is ranked 4508, with 1593 instances.
The name PASKE is ranked 20969, with 205 instances. For more information
In the United States of America, the name PASKE
ranks 45,977 in terms of frequency in the U.S. 1990 Census. Surprisingly,
the name PASK is not listed. PASKs in the UK out number the PASKEs