The name Mason is of English origin and means "Stone Worker, Brick Layer." The origin is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word--the language in which it most appears.
The name Mason originated as an English occupational surname used for men who worked with stone or brick. The name originated from the same language roots as the verb "to make."
Famous Masons include composer Mason Williams and the television character Perry Mason, an attorney from the show of the same name.