From an English surname meaning “one who works with stone.” Associated with a brand of canning jars, but also cool-kid nicknames like “Mase.”
I SAID MASE.
Famous people named Mason:
Actors Mason Gamble, Mason Cook, and Mason Adams; guitarist and composer Mason Williams; Walmart yodeling kid Mason Ramsey.
Its popularity surged after Kourtney Kardashian named her son Mason in 2009. Unfortunately, it was just impossible to spell with a K.