In its old-school incarnations, Mason was a straight-forward occupational name meaning “stoneworker.” Today, it’s a hit among celebs and non-celebs alike; clocking in at number two on 2011’s most popular boys’ names list, Mason is a choice contemporary pick for baby boys and girls, and is appearing in an endless array of spellings (Masyn, Macin, Maysen…).


  • english:
  • french: Stone worker; from French word maçon
  • teutonic:

Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 2

Famous Namesakes:

Actor Mason Adams

Celebrity Babies:

Son of Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick, Son of Cuba Gooding Jr, Son of Laura San Giacomo, Son of Josie Bissett and Rob Estes