Adamson (surname)

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Region of origin Anglo-Saxon
Meaning "son of Adam"
Other names
Variant(s) Ádámffy, Ádámfi, Adams, Adamsen, Ādamsons, Adamsoun,[1] MacÀdhaimh, Adamenko, Adamescu, Adamović, Adamowicz, Adamov, Adamsson, D'Adamo, Adánez, Ademović, Adomavičius, FitzAdam, McAdams

Adamson is an English language patronymic surname meaning "son of Adam".[2] It is rare as a given name, although there has been a tradition in some families for the first-born son to be called Adam. People with the surname Adamson include:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Adamsoun
  2. ^ Hanks, P.; Coates, R.; McClure, P. (2016). The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland. OUP Oxford. p. 12. ISBN 978-0-19-252747-9. Retrieved 4 September 2018.