Addison

Addison - A popular female name



  Jul 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Addison, meaning son of Adam, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1986 on position #3427. 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 girl name Addison was given to 8,122 baby girls in 2012, ranking #14 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 174 baby girls were given this name - making this a popular female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Addison peaked in popularity 12 years ago in 2007 on position 11.



Famous with this name

Addison Timlin
Addison Teague
Addison Riecke


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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 Arkansas at position #6 - and is the least popular in District of Columbia at position #131.

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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  • BabyNameScience.com - Baby Name ExpertA few moments ago
    Looking for a popular and unique name? Just because Addison is a popular baby name it doesn't mean that every other kid on the block will have the same name. In fact, assuming that little Addison goes to a school with 500 kids there will actually be less than 1 other girls in that school with the same name. Unique and popular!

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.

Addyson / Addisyn / Adyson / Adison / Addisen / Adisyn / Addysen / Adysen / Addisson /

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
201214
201113
201011
200912
200812
200711
200628
2005107
2004161
2003189
2002218
2001270
2000323
1999368
1998400
1997467
1996538
1995654
1994804
19931163
19921466
19911791
19902294
19892172
19883148
19873193
19863427

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arkansas6
Indiana7
Kentucky7
Ohio7
Oklahoma8
Iowa8
West Virginia9
Wyoming9
Oregon9
Tennessee9
Nebraska9
Vermont9
Missouri10
South Carolina10
South Dakota11
Georgia11
Louisiana12
Pennsylvania12
North Carolina12
Alabama13
Mississippi13
Michigan14
Minnesota15
Kansas16
Wisconsin16
Delaware16
North Dakota16
Virginia16
Nevada17
Montana17
Colorado18
New Hampshire19
Alaska21
Texas22
Maryland23
Idaho25
Illinois25
Maine27
Utah27
Washington28
Florida29
Rhode Island30
Massachusetts33
Connecticut33
New Mexico34
Arizona34
New York45
New Jersey47
Hawaii49
California70
District of Columbia131

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 popular female 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
2007
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Addison
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 174
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1986
2012 births +8,122

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