occupational name, which means that it is a type of hereditary surname. Occupational names were derived from the name of the primary occupation of the first person who used the name. In this case it is derived from the Old French word machun, which meant "stone cutter." Accordingly, the original bearer of this name was a worker in stone or mason.
Early Origins of the lamaison family
family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the lamaison family
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lamaison Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Masson, Masond, Masonde, Mason, Masen, Masons and many more.
Early Notables of the lamaison family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the lamaison family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
lamaison Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
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