Meaning and Name Origin
Mason \m(a)-son\ as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Mason) is pronounced MAY-sun. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Mason is "one who works with stone". Occupational name. Used as given name since the mid 19th century. See also Mace. Actor James Mason.
For more information, see also the related boy name Mochan.
Mason is a somewhat popular first name for males (#632 out of 1220, Top 52%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#135 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Mason for boys. Mason reached its apex position of #2 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is at #3 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Mason▲ is alike in pronunciation to Massen and Masson. Other suggested similar baby names are Cason▲, Jason▲, Kason▲, Mabon, Machon, Macon, Maslon, Masos and Maxson. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mason.