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What does Edson mean?

Edson Pronunciation of Edson [ed-son] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the name Edson means "son of Edward". Edson is a variant form of Edison (Old English).

Associated with: old english.

Variations

2 related forms via Edison: Eddison and Eddy.

Creative forms:
(male) Edston, Erson, ..

(female) Edsond, Edsone, ..

Middle name pairings:
Edson Marko (E.M.), ..

How popular is Edson?

Edson is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#7851 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Edson reached its apex position of #878 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Edson name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Edson appearing in the Top 2000 are Edison (#632 a year ago) and Eddy (#1433). These relations of Edson were popular as baby names 2 years ago (average #1263) and have remained as common to this day (#1355, down 10%). Eddy has been the most recognizable form, although Edison appears to be becoming a favorite too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Edson, Eddy, Edison in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Edson and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Edson is pronounced similarly to Woodson. Other recommended names are Adison, Admon, Adnon, Adon, Adron, Aeson, Anson, Cason, Dyson, Eamon, Easton, Eaton, Edan, Eden, Edin, Edlin, Edmon, Edmond, Ednan, Edom, Edon, Edsel, Edun, Edvin, Edwin, Edwyn, Edyn, Efron, Egon, Ehsan, Eilon, Einon, Eion, Ekon, Eldon, Elison, Ellson, Elon, Elsdon, Elson, Elston, Elton, Eon, Eron, Erron, Eston, Eton, Evion, Evron, Eynon, Eyton, Hudson, Jason, Judson, Kason, Mason, Odon, Orson, Tyson and Urson. These names tend to be more commonly used than Edson.

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