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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Polish : from Middle High German māge ‘blood relative’ (literally ‘belly’).
  • Possibly also a Polish nickname from a derivative of the dialect word magać ‘to wave’.
  • Romanian (Magǎ) : from Hungarian mag ‘seed’.

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