Mayson - boys name

Mayson name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 74%

Mayson name meaning:

The name Mayson, often spelled as Mason, is of French origin. It is derived from the Old French word "ma├žon," which means "stoneworker" or "stone mason." This occupation-based surname became popular as a given name, reflecting the skills and craftsmanship of individuals who worked with stone, an essential building material in historical constructions. The name symbolizes qualities such as strength, reliability, and the ability to create lasting foundations, both literally and metaphorically.

In modern times, Mayson has transcended its occupational roots to become a popular first name for boys in various English-speaking countries. It conveys a sense of solidity and tradition, while its stylish "y" spelling adds a contemporary twist, making it a choice for parents seeking a name that blends heritage with modernity. The name Mayson, with its strong foundational connotations, suggests a person who is dependable, resourceful, and capable of leaving a lasting legacy.


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Overall UK ranking: 1250 out of 4789

21 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (477)

Historical popularity of Mayson

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