Meaning and Origin of: Hasty

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Son of the austere man

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : from the personal name Asti, a pet form of the Norman personal name Asketin, derived from Old Norse Ásketill, composed of the elements áss ‘god’ + ketill ‘kettle’, ‘helmet’. Compare Haskell.
  • English : from Middle English, Old French hasti ‘quick’, ‘speedy’, a nickname for a brisk or impetuous person, or possibly for a messenger.