from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Mason, George 1725-1792. American Revolutionary politician from Virginia. A member of the Constitutional Convention (1787), he voiced criticism that resulted in the drafting of the Bill of Rights. His grandson James Murray Mason (1798-1871) was a Confederate diplomat to Great Britain and France.
- Mason, Lowell 1792-1872. American musician and composer who developed the first music program for American public schools (1838) and composed several hymns, including "Nearer, My God, to Thee.”
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. An occupational surname for a stonemason.
- proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
- n. A Freemason.
Sorry, no etymologies found.