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3/11/2022, 3:23 AM Frollein Gladys
3/11/2022, 3:23 AM Frollein Gladys
6/17/2016, 3:01 AM LMS

Name Masse
Type Surname (from occupation)
Other Forms FormsMassé, Mace
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

English: variant of Mace
French (Picardy): metonymic occupational name from masse ‘mace’, ‘hammer’.
French: habitational name from places called Masse (Allier and Cô-d’Or), or La Masse (Eure, Lot, Puy-de-Dôme, Saône-et-Loire).
French (Massé): habitational name from a place called Massé in Maine-et-Loire, so named from Gallo-Roman Macciacum (from the personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum).
Added 6/17/2016 by LMS