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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun As"tel
An arch, or ceiling, of boards, placed over the men's heads in a mine.

Etymology: OE. astelle piece of wood, OF. astele splinter, shaving, F. attelle astelle: cf. L. astula, dim. of assis board


From Old English astelle (“piece of wood”), Old French astele (“splinter, shaving”), French attelle, astelle. Compare Latin astula, diminutive of assis (“board”).

  1. (mining) An arch or ceiling of boards placed above the workers' heads in a mine.

Notable Persons Named Astel

Astel Joseph is an athlete for the All Saints United F.C.


Astel Labistu is an athlete for the Clube Do Bilene Quelimane.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Astel

Karl Astel was a in the fields of sports medicine and scientific racism. Karl was born on February 26th, 1898 in Schweinfurt. He breathed his last breath on April 3rd, 1945.


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Fun Facts about the name Astel

  • When was the first name Astel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Astel is Saturday, June 5th, 1909.
  • How unique is the name Astel? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Astel. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Astel: Your name in reverse order is Letsa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ltsea. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Astel born Jul 21, 1989

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 1075. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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