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What does Addams mean?

Addams Pronunciation of Addams [ad-dams] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Addams means "earth". Addams is an alternate form of Adam (Hebrew): from "adama".

Associated with: earth.


Addams has 1 variant: Adams.

13 more different relations via Adam: Adamo, Adan, Adao, Addam, Addem, Addie, Addis, Addy, Adem, Adham, Adhamh, Adim and Adom.

Creative forms:
(male) Aldams, Ardams, ..


Middle name pairings:
Addams Julio (A.J.), ..

How popular is Addams?

Addams is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#44895 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Addams (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Adam (#73 from current records), Adams, Adan (#395) and Addie. Usage of these forms of Addams was at its peak in the 1980s (average #1104) and has become significantly diminished since (#1117, 70%), with the form Adam becoming less in vogue. Adam has historically been popular among parents, though Adan has grown trendy as well over time. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adam, Adams, Adan, Addie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adam outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abbas, Abda, Abdal, Abdall, Abram, Abrami, Abramo, Abrams, Adael, Adair, Adal, Adamec, Adamek, Adamik, Adamok (see Damek), Adamson, Adar, Adare, Addamson, Addolf, Adlai, Adlar, Adlard, Adnah, Adnan, Adones, Adonis, Adonys, Adrain, Adya, Aedan, Aias, Aidan, Aidano, Aldan, Aldis, Aldous, Aldus, Amias, Amram, Amyas, Anders, Andras, Andres, Andris, Andros, Aram, Aramis, Arda, Ardal, Arram, Atlas, Avram, Aydan and Azam. These names tend to be more frequently used than Addams.

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