Addison (name)

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Addison is an Old English given name whose etymological meaning is "son of Adam".[1] Addison is also a Scottish patronymic surname meaning "son of Addie", a Scottish Lowlands nickname for Adam.[2]

People with the name Addison include:

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Addison
PronunciationAD-ih-sun
Origin
Region of originScotland

Nickname[edit]

  • Henry Mackenzie (1745–1831), Scottish novelist and miscellaneous writer, known by the sobriquet "Addison of the North"

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  1. ^ Hanks, P.; Coates, R.; McClure, P. (2016). The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland. OUP Oxford. p. 14. ISBN 978-0-19-252747-9. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Addison Surname Origin". searchforancestors.com. Archived from the original on 4 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-09.