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SOURCE: Given Name
OTHER FORMS: Macé, Massey
CONTRIBUTOR: LMS on 6/17/2016
Meaning & History
English: from a medieval personal name, a survival of Old English Mæssa
, which came to be taken as a pet form of Matthew
English: possibly a metonymic occupational name for a mace-bearer, from Old French masse
English: habitational name from Macé in Orne, France.
): variant of Massey
; also a vernacular form of the personal name Mathieu