Meaning and Origin of Addison - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Addison

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Daughter of Adam
  • Hebrew : Earth
  • Old English : Adam's son

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Scottish and English : patronymic from the Older Scots or northern Middle English personal name Addie, a pet form of Adam.
  • John Addison (died 1706) came from Westmoreland, England, to MD in 1667.