Addison - girls name

Addison name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Addison name meaning:

The name Addison is of English origin and is commonly used as a unisex name, although historically it has been more popular as a boy's name. The name Addison is derived from a surname that means "son of Adam" or "son of Addie." The name Adam, in turn, is from the Hebrew name עָדָם (Adam) meaning "man" or "earth."

Addison is a name that conveys strength, masculinity, and a connection to the earth and humanity. It is a name that carries a sense of tradition and heritage. The name also has a modern and stylish feel, making it a popular choice for parents looking for a name that is both classic and contemporary.

In recent years, the name Addison has become increasingly popular as a girl's name, possibly due to its similarity to other popular female names like Madison and Madison. However, its traditional association with masculinity and its etymological meaning as "son of Adam" continue to make it a meaningful and significant choice for a boy's name.

Origin: English

Son of Adam.


Surnames, Unisex names

Other girls names beginning with A


Overall UK ranking: 303 out of 5581

155 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (160)

Historical popularity of Addison

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