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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Massey

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  • A submission from New Zealand says the name Massey means "Danish warrior princess" and is of Danish origin.
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International Interest
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Massey


Massey was born on October 4th, 1903. He breathed his last breath on June 30th, 1992.


Massey was born on March 14th, 1913. He passed away on February 19th, 1990.


He breathed his last breath in 1884.


Massey was born on November 27th, 1883 in Chelmsford, Essex, England. He left this life on December 26th, 1934.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Massey

Kyle Massey is an actor, voice actor, rapper, singer, songwriter, musician, comedian, dancer, magician, rapping, singing, dance, and magic (illusion). He was most prominent from 1999 to present. Kyle was given the name Kyle Orlando Massey on August 28th, 1991 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.


Christopher Massey is an actor, comedian, rapper, and rapping. His ongoing career started in 2002. Christopher was given the name Christopher Michael Massey on January 26th, 1990 in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. Christopher is also known as Chris Massey.


Raymond Massey was an actor. His career lasted from 1918 to 1973. Raymond was given the name Raymond Hart Massey on August 30th, 1896 in Toronto. He breathed his last breath on July 29th, 1983.


Anna Massey was an actress. She was most active from 1958 to 1958. Anna was given the name Anna Raymond Massey by her parents Raymond Massey and Adrianne Allen on August 11th, 1937 in Thakeham, Sussex, England. She breathed her last breath on July 3rd, 2011.


Vikrant Jolly Massey is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Vikrant was born on April 3rd, 1987 in Mumbai. Vikrant is also known as Sonu, Dharm, Shyam, Murli, and Ayaan.


Daniel Massey was an actor. He was most active from 1953 to 1998. Daniel was given the name Daniel Raymond Massey on October 10th, 1933 in Westminster, London, England. He left this life on March 25th, 1998.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Massey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Massey U.S.
  White 73.18% 64.26%
  African American 20.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.06% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.07% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Massey

People with the last name Massey are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Massey

  • How Popular is the name Massey? Massey is the 37,244th most popular name of all time. As a last name Massey was the 610th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Massey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 96 babies born with the first name Massey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Massey to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Massey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Massey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Massey is Sunday, October 10th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Massey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Massey was in 2013 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Massey: Your name in reverse order is Yessam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yaesms. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Massey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 55,595 people with the last name Massey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Massey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 19 of them will have Massey as their last name.

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