Name: Mason

Origin and Meaning of the Name Mason

  • Meaning:
    Bricklayer; stoneworker
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  • Meaning:
    To make
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  • Pronunciation:
    (MAY sun)
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    Itself (Mason)
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Miscellaneous Info for Mason

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Transferred use of a surname, derived from the French 'mašon' (bricklayer, stoneworker), connected with Old English 'macian' (to make). The Freemasons are a fraternal organisation or brotherhood with obscure origins.

    It was the 39th most popular name in the USA in 2006, being in the top 10 of the states of Utah, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

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Popularity Rank of Mason (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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