Astin is an English surname, a contraction of Anglo-Norman given name Asketin, itself a diminutive of Old Norse Ásketill made up of Old Norse elements áss (god) derived from Proto-Germanic *ansuz (god, deity) from a Proto-Indo-European root word, and ketill (cauldron, helmet) from Proto-Germanic *katilaz (kettle, bucket, vessel) which may have been derived from Latin catillus (small bowl, dish) which comes from Proto-Italiac *katinos-, so the name essentially means “god’s cauldron” or “god’s helmet”.
- Ásketill (Ancient Scandinavian)
- Tasgall (Scottish)
- Taskill (Scottish)
- Áskell (Ancient Scandinavian)
- Oskell (Ancient Scandinavian)