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Addison Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Addison is of English origin.

The meaning of Addison is "adam's son".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 24  in baby name popularity for girls with 6950 occurrences.  It ranked 1331 in popular baby names for boys with 129 occurrences. 

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Related Names

Variants of the name Addison include Adison, Adisson.

The names Addisyn, Addyson, Adicen are all forms of Addison.

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Name Fun

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Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.