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Origin and popularity of the name MAXEY

Origin

Maxey : 1: English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire so named from the Old English personal name Maccus + Old English ēg ‘island’.2: Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Macasa ‘descendant of Macus’ a personal name of uncertain origin. It may be a variant of Magnus.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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