Massey Family History
Massey Name Meaning
English: from the Middle English personal name Massy a pet form of Matthew . Compare Mace . English (of Norman origin): habitational name from one or more of several places in Normandy such as Macey (Manche) Massy (Seine-Maritime) Macé-sur-Orne (Orne) and La Ferté Macé (Orne). English: variant of Marsay (see Marcey ). Altered form of French Massé (see Masse ). Altered form of southern French Massa: of Italian origin a habitational name from Massa the name of several places in (the northern part of) Italy; see Massa .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press