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Addison (girl)

What does Addison mean?

Addison Pronunciation of Addison as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Addison) is pronounced AD-ih-sun. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Addison is "son of Adam". Surname used as a given name.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, surname


VARIANTS Addeson, Addisyn, Addyson, Adison, Adisson, Adyson

SEE ALSO Addie, Anniston



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How popular is Addison?

Addison is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#2019 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Addison was first listed in 1990 and reached its top rank of #11 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is currently at #35. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Addison (#35 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) are Addyson (#648), Addisyn (#767), Anniston (#1099), Addie (#1253), Adison and Adyson. These relations of Addison were popular as baby names in the year 2007 (AVERAGE #765) and are now much less popular (#1114, 51% LESS USAGE), with forms like Adison falling out of fashion. Addison is a constant favorite, although Anniston appears to be becoming a favorite too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Addison, Addie, Addisyn, Addyson, Adison in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adyson, Anniston in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Addi, Addiah, Addilyn, Addilynn, Adin, Adrian, Adrien, Aldis, Alisan, Alison, Alisoun, Alisson, Alisun, Allison, Allisoun, Allisson, Allisun (see Alice), Allyson, Alyson, Aniston, Ardin, Ardis, Ardiss, Jamison, Lison, Maddison, Madison, Madisson, Madyson and Maison. These names tend to be more commonly used than Addison.

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