What does Edison mean?
Associated with: old english.
Related boy name: Edward.Creative forms:
(male) Efison, ..
(female) Edisonne, .. Middle name pairings:
Edison Dalton (E.D.), ..
How popular is Edison?
Edison is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1083 out of 1220, Top 89%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#7951 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Edison was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #631 in the U.S. in the 1910s, and is at #632 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Eddy (#1433 last year), Edson and Edward (#158) are the popular variation forms of Edison (#632 last year) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Edison were at the top of their popularity 135 years ago (median #1075) and are now significantly less widespread (#1055, ▼92.2%), with the form Edward becoming less stylish. Edison is the most trendy boy name in this compilation.
Edison▲ is alike in pronunciation to Addeson, Addison▼, Adison and Adisson. Other suggested similar names are Adon, Alison, Allison, Allson, Annson, Briton, Buiron, Criston, Denison, Dilon, Dodgson, Dowson, Dyson, Edan, Edik, Edin, Edlin, Edmon, Edmond▼, Edon, Eiden, Eilan, Eilon, Einion, Einon, Eion, Ekon, Eldon▼, Eliron, Eliso, Elison, Elisson, Ellison, Ellson, Ellston, Ellyson, Elson, Ephron, Epifan, Erico, Ericson, Erikson, Erron, Esiason, Evion, Eyton, Gibson▲, Gidon, Hanson, Hobson, Jaison, Jimson, Jonson, Kaidon, Lawson▲, Liron, Madison▼, Madisson, Odilon, Odon, Rion, Rishon, Robson, Tanson, Tayson, Tyson▲, Urson, Vinson, Watson, Wilson▼ and Zivon. These names tend to be less frequently used than Edison.See names in meaning and etymology.