Mason Name Meaning
What does Mason Mean?
Mason Name Gender : Boy Names
Mason Name Origin : The origin of the name Mason is English baby names
Meaning Of Mason : Mason name meaning is esp. U.S.): transferred use of the surname, which originated in the early Middle Ages as an occupational name for a worker in stone, Old French maçon (of Germanic origin, connected with Old English macian to make).
In addition to these data about Mason name meaning, Mason name is a boy name that starts with M and letter M means that you are energetic and hardworking with a touch of the workaholic, you are efficient and do not tire easily, you likely have a strong physical constitution, you are domestic and want financial security, you are tolerant and can endure hardships also you have to be more patient with others. You can search our database via baby name finder tool to find similar names of Mason name. If you know more about Mason name meaning, please send us feedback, we are looking forward your contributions. Please read all sections of the name Mason. If you consider Mason name is proper name for your baby, please inform us what you think about your decision. Names that sound like Mason : Markey Marto Marcely Mao Madhar .
Etymology of the name Mason
C. 1200, "stoneworker" (as a surname, early 12c.), from Old French masson, maçon "stone mason" (Old North French machun), probaby from Frankish *makjo or some other Germanic source (compare Old High German steinmezzo "stone mason," Modern German Steinmetz, second element related to mahhon "to make;" see make (v.)). But it also might be from, or influenced by, Medieval Latin machio, matio (7c.) which is said by Isidore to be derived from machina (see machine). The medieval word also might be from the root of Latin maceria "wall." Meaning "a Freemason" is attested from early 15c. in Anglo-French.
noun : Mason, George Mason (American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights (1725-1792))
noun : Mason, James Mason, James Neville Mason (English film actor (1909-1984))
noun : Mason, A. E. W. Mason, Alfred Edward Woodley Mason (English writer (1865-1948))
noun : mason, stonemason (a craftsman who works with stone or brick)
noun : Freemason, Mason (a member of a widespread secret fraternal order pledged to mutual assistance and brotherly love)
Popularity of the name Mason
For U.S. births in 2015, the number of births with name Mason is 16535, representing about 0.934537 percent of all male births in 2015. See interactive baby names map for Mason name popularity by states.
- United States : Rank #3
- England and Wales : Rank #27
- Ireland : Rank #40
- Scotland : Rank #11
- Canada : Rank #5
- Australia : Rank #20
- New Zealand : Rank #4
- Netherland : Rank #68
- Austria : Rank #601