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6/17/2016, 3:02 AM LMS

Name Mace
Type Surname (from given name)
Other Forms FormsMacé, Massey
Edit Status Statusnot set

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 ‘mace’.
English: habitational name from Macé in Orne, France.
French (Macé): variant of MASSEY; also a vernacular form of the personal name MATHIEU (see MATTHEW).
Added 6/17/2016 by LMS