Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Stone Worker
Main Origin Language: French
(Or View Mason Girl)

In 2017 the name Mason...

• was given to 13,502 baby boys
• was the 7th most popular name for baby boys
• was 25% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in West Virginia, Hawaii, and New Hampshire
• was least popular in Wyoming, North Dakota, and California
• was about as popular as Benjamin and Elijah
Babies Named Mason Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Mason...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2011
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1957
• is 19797% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 415% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Corbyn, Korbin, Kyran, Brooklyn, Kenzie, Miah
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Phillip, Rudy, Margarita, Kathrine, Antoinette
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Mason Per State
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Geographically the name Mason...

• 36% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Brayden, Chase, Colton, Mackenzie, Autumn, Aubrey
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Juan, Saul, Axel, Priscilla, Mariana, Jacqueline
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Mason by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Mason are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Mason will be the only kid named Mason in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Mason compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Mason rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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