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