• Addison


    A patronymic surname from a medieval diminutive form of Adam + -son.

    Full definition of Addison

    Proper noun


    (plural Addisons)
    1. transferred from the surname.
    2. popular in the 2000s, following Alison and Madison.
      • 2009 J. Scott Romig, The Lookout Tree, Author House, ISBN 1449041426, page 1:My name is Addison Jane Dawson, but you can call me Addy; everyone else does. I was named after my great grandfather, Addison Jay Dawson, - - -

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