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Origin and popularity of the name MAKEPEACE

Origin

Makepeace : English: nickname from Middle English make (Old English macian) + peis pes ‘make peace’ probably for a professional arbitrator or for someone known for his skill at patching up quarrels although it may also have been used ironically (see Pace).

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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