[ syll. es-kil, esk-il ] The baby boy name Eskil is a Scandinavian name of Old Norse origin. A two-element name, it is derived from the elements 'áss' which means god, divinity ; 'ketill' sacrificial cauldron, kettle, helmet. Áskell (Old Norse) is an old form of the name.
See also the related form, Haskel (Yiddish, English, and Hebrew).
Eskil is not widely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.