Edson is a contraction of the English name Edison.
Edson is also a form of the English and Polish name Edward.
See also the related category english.
Edson is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1904, 0.006% of baby boys were given the name Edson. Its ranking then was #908. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity, and is now used on an infrequent scale. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Edson, Edward was the most regularly used.
† Pronunciation for Edson: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Edson is Soccer Player, Pelé, born Edson Arantes do Nascimento, 23 October 1940, Tres Coracoes, Brazil.