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Edison meaning and name origin
Edison \e-di-son\ as a boy's name is pronounced ED-ih-sun. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Edison is "son of Edward". The name is used in honor of inventor Thomas Edison.Edison has 3 variant forms: Eddison, Eddy and Edson.
For more information, see also the related name Edward. Baby names that sound like Edison are Adison, Addison and Adisson.
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Popularity of Edison
Edison is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1083 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#5750 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).
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