Meaning and Origin of: Massey

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Doubly excellent
  • Italian : Greatest
  • Hebrew : Gift of God
  • Greek : Twin

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French : habitational name from any of various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum.
  • English (of Norman origin) : habitational name from Marcy in La Manche. This surname is preserved in the English place name Stondon Massey.
  • English : from a pet form of Matthew.
  • Altered spelling of French Massé (see Masse 4).