Last name: MACE

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MACE : This last name is indexed 609,388 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MACE : 1: English: from the Middle English personal name Masse probably a shortened form of Matthew (compare Massey and Massett) or possibly of Thomas.2: French and Breton (Macé): from the French personal name Macé a vernacular form of Mathieu ‘Matthew’. Compare Masse 5 and Maze 3.3: French (Macé): habitational name from Macé or La Ferté-Macé in Orne the former so named from Gallo-Roman Macciacum (from the personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum) the latter from the personal name Macé (see 2 above).4: French: variant of Massé (see Masse 2) in part a cognate of 3 above.

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