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Mason - Names

Meaning of the name Mason

Gender:

Traditionally male

Meaning:

Stoneworker (from Old High German: steinmezzo - ‘stone mason’)

History & etymology:

Mason, initially an English surname, is now used as a given name, too. The name Mason has been adopted into English from a Germanic language via Old French: masson, maçon.

No saint bore the name Mason. There is, however, Blessed John Mason. He was a 16th century English martyr who was hanged and quartered at Tyburn. He was beatified by pope Pius XI in 1929. His feast day is celebrated on 10th December.

Alternative spellings & nicknames:

Macen, Masen, Maison, Mayson
Nickname: Mace

Similar names in other languages & name days:

USA
2nd November: Mason

Famous people named Mason:

Mason Aguirre (1987-) - American snowboarder
Mason Andrews (1919 - 2006) - American physician known for delivering the first in vitro baby
Mason Bates (1977-) - American composer
Mason Bennett (1996-) - English football player
Mason Carter (1834 - 1909)- U.S. Army officer during American Civil War
Mason Chamberlin (1727 - 1787) - English painter, founding member of the Royal Academy
Mason Cook Darling (1801 - 1866) - U.S. Representative from Wisconsin
Mason Kayne (1985-) - English actor
Mason Peck - NASA Chief Technologist
Mason Rocca (1977-) - American-Italian basketball player
Mason Ryan (1982-) - Welsh wrestler
Mason Scott (1865 - 1916) - English rugby player
Mason Welch Gross (1911 - 1977) - American TV personality and academic

Fun facts:

Popularity (2015)

USA: 3rd
England and Wales: 31st
Canada: 8th     
Australia: 21st
New Zealand: 6th
Ireland: 39th
Northern Ireland: 20th          
Scotland: 14th

Netherlands: 44th

Lucky colors: yellow, green, red
Lucky stone: Turquoise
Ruling planet: Jupiter
Characteristics: hard-working, idealistic, ambitious, bright, imaginative

Freemasonry is a fraternal organization which originated from local groups of stonemasons.

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