Last name: MASSE

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MASSE : This last name is indexed 939,410 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MASSE : 1: French (Massé): habitational name from Massé in Maine-et-Loire so named from Gallo-Roman Macciacum (from the personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum).2: French (Massé): variant of Macé (see Mace 3) in part a cognate of 1 above.3: French: habitational name from any of the places called Masse (Allier and Côte-d'Or) or La Masse (Eure Lot Puy-de-Dôme Saône-et-Loire).4: French (Picardy): metonymic occupational name from masse ‘mace hammer’.5: Breton (mainly Finistère of French origin) and French (Massé): from a variant of the personal name Macé (see Mace 2).6: English: variant of Mace.

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