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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mase

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun and verb Mase
See Maze.
verb mase
To emit coherent microwave radiation, as in a maser{2}.

Etymology: by back-formation from maser2}


Metanalysis of maser (originally an acronym) as + agentive -er. Compare lase from laser.

mase was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Japanese, Kurdish, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Spanish, and Zazaki

Notable Persons Named Mase

Mase is a hip hop music rapping, singer-songwriter, and musician. His career lasted from 1993 to 1999. Mase was given the name Mason Durrell Betha on August 27th, 1975. Mase is also known as Murda Ma$e.


Mase Graffen was an athlete. Mase was born in 1845 in Philadelphia. He passed away on November 18th, 1883.


Mase Tumua is an athlete for the Nauti F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Mase

Mase is a hip hop music rapping, singer-songwriter, and musician. His career lasted from 1993 to 1999. Mase was given the name Mason Durrell Betha on August 27th, 1975. Mase is also known as Murda Ma$e.


Evelyn was born on May 18th, 1922 in Ngcobo. She passed away on April 30th, 2004.


Marino Masé is an actor. He was most active from 1961 to present. Marino was born on March 21st, 1939 in Trieste.


Chigaya was born on December 5th, 1967. Chigaya is also known as 間瀬ちがや.


Shuichi Mase is a soccer player. Shuichi was born on October 22nd, 1973 in Mie Prefecture.


Carolyn was born in 1880. She passed away in 1949.


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Popularity of Mase as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mase U.S.
  White 78.09% 64.26%
  African American 4.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.24% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.74% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mase

People with the last name Mase are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Mase

  • How Popular is the name Mase? Mase is the 37,620th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mase was the 26,671st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mase have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 93 babies born with the first name Mase in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mase to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mase? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2006 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mase first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mase is Saturday, July 15th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Mase born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mase was in 2017 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Mase Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mase is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Mase: Your name in reverse order is Esam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amse. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mase? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 913 people with the last name Mase.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mase? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mase as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.