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12/30/2023, 9:35 AM wearysea
12/30/2023, 9:34 AM wearysea Changing Anglo-Saxon to Culture/Languages
11/2/2019, 10:47 AM wearysea

Name Massingham
Type Surname (from location)
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

The name is tribal and probably Anglo-Saxon, and translates as the 'hamm' (place or village) of the Maessa (Mass) tribe. These people are also recorded in Lincoln, as 'Massingberd', the castle (berg) of the Maessa tribe.
Added 11/2/2019 by wearysea