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Gender: M Meaning of Mason: "worker in stone" Origin of Mason: English occupational name Mason's Popularity in 2015: #3

Mason has become mega-popular, hitting the Number 2 spot in 2011, by far the highest its ever been on the Social Security list, and still in the Top 5 at Number 3.

Mason is an occupational surname that's been heating up for several years, a fresher sounding replacement for the Jason we've moved way beyond, in step with the newer style Cason/Kason.

Mason has gotten a lot of reality-show media attention since it was chosen by Kourtney Kardashian for her son in 2009, but it's been used by several other celebs as well, including Cuba Gooding, Jr., Melissa Joan Hart and Kevin Richardson (as well as by Kelsey Grammer for his daughter).

Currently there are two cute TV werewolves named Mason: Mason Greyback on Wizards of Waverly Place and Mason Lockwood on Vampire Diaries--a far cry from the name's wholesome image.

Famous People Named Mason

Mason Jennings, American singer-songwriter
Mason Crosby, American football player
Mason Wilson Gamble, American actor
Mason Cook, American actor
Mason Frey Richardson, son of Kevin Richardson, american singer of the Backstreet Boys
Mason Ryan, Welsh professional wrestler born Barri Griffiths
Mason Cotton, American child actor, brother to Max Cotton
Mason Thomas, American child model
Mason James Young (b. 2002), son of Adrian Young
Mason Walter Wilkerson (b. 2006), son of Melissa Joan Hart
Mason Dash Disick (b. 2009), son of Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick
Mason Evan Smith (b. 2011), son of Shaffer Chimere Smith aka Ne-Yo
Mason Gooding, son of actor Cuba Gooding Jr
Mason Mac Taylor Dawson (b. 2013), son of actor Ashley Taylor Dawson

Pop Culture References for the name Mason

Mason Evans, main character in film "Boyhood"
Mason Lockwood, character on TV's "The Vampire Diaries"
Mason Greyback, character on TV's "Wizards of Waverly Place"
Perry Mason, novel and TV character created by Erle Stanley Gardner
Mason, character on TV's "Dead Like Me"
Mason Turner, character on Australian soap "Neighbours"
Mason Turner, character on TV's 'Criminal Minds'
Mason Verger, character in novel and TV's 'Hannibal'
Mason Viveros, character in novel "Fan Art" by Sarah Tregay
Mason Ashford, character in the Vampire Academy series
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Mason, little boy character on Freeform's "The Fosters"
Mason Bridge, character on TV's "The Flash"
Mason "Dipper" Pines, protagonist of Disney's "Gravity Falls"