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Addison

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 19 0 19
1881 17 0 17
1882 21 0 21
1883 20 0 20
1884 17 0 17
1885 17 0 17
1886 16 0 16
1887 12 0 12
1888 20 0 20
1889 11 0 11
1890 14 0 14
1891 10 0 10
1892 12 0 12
1893 9 0 9
1894 20 0 20
1895 19 0 19
1896 14 0 14
1897 8 0 8
1898 18 0 18
1899 12 0 12
1900 11 0 11
1901 9 0 9
1902 14 0 14
1903 15 0 15
1904 9 0 9
1905 16 0 16
1906 7 0 7
1907 11 0 11
1908 17 0 17
1909 13 0 13
1910 12 0 12
1911 20 0 20
1912 33 0 33
1913 33 0 33
1914 59 0 59
1915 62 0 62
1916 71 0 71
1917 73 0 73
1918 76 0 76
1919 64 0 64
1920 59 0 59
1921 78 0 78
1922 74 0 74
1923 64 0 64
1924 58 0 58
1925 44 0 44
1926 59 0 59
1927 65 0 65
1928 54 0 54
1929 49 0 49
1930 57 0 57
1931 51 0 51
1932 42 0 42
1933 41 0 41
1934 42 0 42
1935 34 0 34
1936 35 0 35
1937 37 0 37
1938 33 0 33
1939 37 0 37
1940 33 0 33
1941 35 0 35
1942 40 0 40
1943 44 0 44
1944 32 0 32
1945 26 0 26
1946 35 0 35
1947 34 0 34
1948 25 0 25
1949 34 0 34
1950 43 0 43
1951 40 0 40
1952 31 0 31
1953 30 0 30
1954 41 0 41
1955 36 0 36
1956 30 0 30
1957 33 0 33
1958 21 0 21
1959 30 0 30
1960 32 0 32
1961 31 0 31
1962 26 0 26
1963 30 0 30
1964 20 0 20
1965 28 0 28
1966 26 0 26
1967 18 0 18
1968 16 0 16
1969 27 0 27
1970 34 0 34
1971 38 0 38
1972 28 0 28
1973 23 0 23
1974 22 0 22
1975 28 0 28
1976 30 0 30
1977 16 0 16
1978 25 0 25
1979 37 0 37
1980 43 7 36
1981 25 0 25
1982 40 7 33
1983 36 0 36
1984 44 7 37
1985 73 13 60
1986 327 32 295
1987 324 43 281
1988 289 40 249
1989 310 70 240
1990 319 72 247
1991 347 104 243
1992 382 119 263
1993 481 170 311
1994 595 253 342
1995 664 314 350
1996 778 428 350
1997 889 530 359
1998 1,041 679 362
1999 1,213 795 418
2000 1,419 983 436
2001 1,586 1,162 424
2002 1,856 1,455 401
2003 2,132 1,704 428
2004 2,484 2,054 430
2005 3,415 3,022 393
2006 8,065 7,620 445 #28 girl name
2007 12,285 11,944 341 #11 girl name
2008 11,021 10,755 266 #12 girl name
2009 10,899 10,658 241 #12 girl name
2010 10,512 10,320 192 #11 girl name
2011 9,485 9,292 193 #13 girl name
2012 8,339 8,170 169 #14 girl name
2013 7,854 7,718 136 #19 girl name
2014 7,104 6,974 130 #24 girl name
2015 6,835 6,683 152 #24 girl name

Fun Facts about the name Addison

  • How many people with the first name Addison have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 116,663 babies born with the first name Addison in the United States. That's more than enough people named Addison to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Addison? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 19 new born babies.
  • When was Addison first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Addison is Monday, October 3rd, 1864.
  • What year had the most people named Addison born? The highest recorded use of the first name Addison was in 2007 with a total of 11,944 babies. That's a lot of babies named Addison!
  • Random Addison Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Addison ranks 23rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maine. Imagine that, 29 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Addison: Your name in reverse order is Nosidda. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dodnias. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Addison? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 18,169 people with the last name Addison.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Addison? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Addison as their last name.

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Popularity of Addison as a first name

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Popularity of Addison as a last name

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Common last names for Addison

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  • Young

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Addison U.S.
  White 50.75% 64.26%
  African American 42.95% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.14% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Addison

People with the last name Addison are most frequently White or African American

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Addison" mean? The list below shows the origins of Addison as well as things modernly associated with the name Addison such as celebrities named Addison.

English

Origin and Meaning of Addison

The name "Addison" is of English origin, and it means "Child of Adam". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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

  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A female given name popular in the 2000s, following Alison and Madison.
  4. A place name, including:
    1. a town in Vermont, USA, named after the poet Joseph Addison.

Notable Persons With the Name Addison

Addison Timlin

Addison Timlin is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. Addison was given the name Addison Jayne Timlin on June 29th, 1991 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Addison is also known as Timlin and Addison Jayne (full name).

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Addison Montgomery

Addison Montgomery is an obstetrician-gynecologist at seaside health & wellness, fetal, neonatal surgeon at st. ambrose hospital, obstetrician-gynecologist at oceanside wellness group, neonatal surgeon at seattle grace hospital, obstetrics, gynaecology, fetal surgery, and neonato.

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Addison Russell

Addison Russell is a baseball player for the Chicago Cubs. Addison was born on January 23rd, 1994 in Pace, Florida.

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Addison Mizner

Addison Mizner was an architect. Addison was born on December 12th, 1872 in Benicia, California. He died on February 5th, 1933.

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Addison Reed

Addison Reed is a baseball player for the New York Mets. Addison was born on December 27th, 1988 in Montclair, California.

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Addison Richards

Addison Richards was a film and television actor. He was most prominent from 1933 to 1964. Addison was given the name Addison Whitaker Richards, Jr. on October 20th, 1902 in Zanesville, Ohio, U.S. He passed away on March 22nd, 1964.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Addison

Chris Addison

Chris Addison is an observational, satire, and observational comedy comedian. Chris was given the name Christopher David Addison on November 5th, 1971 in Cardiff, Wales.

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Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison was a writer and politician. Joseph was born on May 1st, 1672 in Milston, Wiltshire, England. He passed away on June 17th, 1719.

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Thomas Addison

Thomas Addison was a physician. Thomas was born in 1793 in Longbenton, Northumberland, England. He breathed his last breath on June 29th, 1860.

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John Addison

John Addison was a composer. John was given the name John Mervyn Addison on March 16th, 1920 in Chobham. He left this life on December 7th, 1998.

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Robyn Addison

Robyn Addison is an influential individual. Robyn was born Robyn Addison in 1985 in Belper.

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Bralon Addison

Bralon Addison is a football player. Bralon was born in Missouri City, Texas.

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  • Mario Addison
    (football player)
  • The Viscount Addison
    (office holder)
  • Linda D. Addison
    (influential somebody)
  • Linda Addison
    (famed human)
  • William Wilkinson Addison
    (historian)
  • William Robert Fountaine Addison
    (military person)
  • Edward Barker Addison
    (noteworthy somebody)
  • Lucy Addison
    (teacher)
  • Henry Addison
    (military person)
  • Gulston Addison
    (President of Fort St George)
  • George Henry Male Addison
    (influential human)
  • Lily Addison
    (leading somebody)
  • John Addison
    (leading human)
  • Laura Addison
    (noteworthy person)

What does the name Addison mean?

Ais for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Dis for dashing, the romantic you!

Dis for dandy, a description of you!

Iis for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

Sis for self respect, a solid score here.

Ois for objective, always impartial

Nis for narrator, tell many stories

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