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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Other Forms FormsPosthall, Posgate, Postkitt, Poskett, Posskiss, Postkiss

Meaning & History

From Postgate in Danby (NR Yorks) which is recorded as Postgate in the 12th century. The place-name derives from Old English post "post pillar" and Old Scandinavian gata ‘way path road" or Old English gæt "gate".
Added 6/15/2023 by Paradiso36
Edited 4/29/2024 by Mike C