Addison

Addison - A very unique male name



  Apr 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Addison, meaning son of Adam, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1914 on position #972. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Addison and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Addison? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Addison. The baby boy name Addison was given to 109 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1143 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 15,056 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Addison peaked in popularity 20 years ago in 1999 on position 506.



Famous with this name

Addison Timlin
Addison Richards
Addison Teague


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Addison is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Addison is currently topping the baby name charts in North Carolina at position #561 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,670.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Addison is where you live.


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Addison origin and meaning

Addison is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means son of Adam. To see famous people named Addison, pop culture references for the name Addison and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Addison

We've found the following names that sound similar to Addison, sorted by popularity.

Adison / Atzin / Adetokunbo /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121143
20111026
20101047
2009891
2008789
2007684
2006565
2005579
2004538
2003536
2002544
2001524
2000513
1999506
1998548
1997548
1996543
1995533
1994555
1993599
1992649
1991662
1990653
1989668
1988604
1987559
1986522
19851616
19821742
19751920
19721637
19711426
19701595
19661503
19571298
19541546
19521565
19511523
19501518
19461503
19431379
19421390
19401450
19381436
19371338
19361339
19331180
19301276
19291611
19281148
19271206
19261188
19241026
19231017
1922887
19211151
19201090
19191167
1918860
1917862
1916991
1915986
1914972

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Carolina561
Virginia681
Michigan764
Florida825
Pennsylvania845
Louisiana855
Indiana929
Arizona936
New Jersey951
New York993
Georgia1203
California1345
Texas1670

Even more about Addison


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Addison a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Addison?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1999
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Addison
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 15,056
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1914
2012 births +109

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