People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

William Passelew

The surname 'Passelew' comes from the French passe l'eau meaning "cross the water", and is unrelated to the place-name Paisley. Modern forms include Parsloe, Parsley, Paslow, and Pashley. Note medieval forms with Latin and English elements: 'Passaqua' and 'Paswater'. See Reaney and Wilson, A Dictionary of Oxford Surnames, rev. edn, 339.
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