Masse Family History
Masse Name Meaning
French (Massé): habitational name from Massé in Maine-et-Loire so named from Gallo-Roman Macciacum (from the personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum). French (Massé): variant of Macé (see Mace ) in part a cognate of 1 above. French: habitational name from any of the places called Masse (Allier and Côte-d'Or) or La Masse (Eure Lot Puy-de-Dôme Saône-et-Loire). French (Picardy): metonymic occupational name from masse ‘mace hammer’. Breton (mainly Finistère of French origin) and French (Massé): from a variant of the personal name Macé (see Mace ). English: variant of Mace .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022