Meaning and Origin of Mace - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Mace

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Polish : Sea of bitterness

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Aromatic spice
  • Old English : A medieval weapon used by a knight
  • Old French : Matthew's estate

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : from a medieval personal name, a survival of Old English Mæssa, which came to be taken as a pet form of Matthew.
  • English : possibly a metonymic occupational name for a mace-bearer, from Old French masse ‘mace’.
  • English : habitational name from Macé in Orne, France.
  • French (Macé) : variant of Massey; also a vernacular form of the personal name Mathieu (see Matthew).