Last name: MASON

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MASON : This last name is indexed 846,220 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MASON : 1: English: occupational name from Middle English masoun ‘mason stone worker builder in stone’ (Old Central French maçon masson). A Middle English form machun (derived from Old French machun) gives rise to Machin and its variants. See also Mayson. Stonemasonry was a hugely important craft in the Middle Ages.2: Italian (Veneto): variant of Masone.3: Altered form of French Masson.4: French: topographic name from a regional variant of maison ‘house’.

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