Addison - Meaning of Addison
[ 3 syll. ad-di-son, add-is-on ] The baby boy name Addison is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is AED-ih-SahN †. Addison's origin, as well as its use, is in the English language. Its meaning is from the element 'son'. The first name is derived from the surname meaning 'son of Adam'. See Addison for more information.
Addison is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 2000, 0.021% of baby boys were given the name Addison. Its ranking then was #514. The baby name has since suffered a substantial fall in popularity, and is currently of irregular use. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Addison, Adam was the most popular. Though Addison is currently more often than not a girl name, there was a period before 1995 when more boys were given the name. From 1996 on, increasingly more girls than boys were named Addison. In 2009, girls named Addison outnumbered boys by 46 times.
Baby names that sound like Addison include Addeson, Addoson, Addyson, Adeon, Adian, Adion, Adisen, Adison, Adisson, Ajidan, Odisan, Odisann, Odissann, Udiam, Udyan, Adithyan, Odiyon, Adam, Adem, and Adkin.
† Pronunciation for Addison: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"