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Macey

 

About the study

A recently started study. I will be looking at Macey/Macy in the South West of England before moving across to London and the rest of the country.

Next stage will be to trace the Macys across the Atlantic in America, where the name is more prominent after Thomas Macy sailed to Massachusetts in the 1600s from Wiltshire.

Finally Macey and Macy in the rest of the world. 

Variant names

The names Macey and Macy will be researched. 

Initial research shows that Macy was used in Parish records in Wiltshire until the 1750s. Then the 'e' was added in. It will be interesting to see if the timing of the 'e' appearence varies across the world. Macy is more prevalent in America than Macey. 

This is not a McEy study. This spelling of the name I have come across many times in my lifetime where computer systems assumed any name beginning with Mac must be Scottish.

 

 

Name origin

There is a Macey village in France

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