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Mace Family History

Mace Name Meaning
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).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Mace Families

  • Number of Mace families
     73 - 143
     25 - 72
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mace families
     201 - 400
     68 - 200
     1 - 67
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mace families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mace Family Origin

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Mace Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Mace

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Mace Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Mace Civil War Service Records

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