Addison is an Old English given name whose etymological meaning is "son of Adam." Variants include Adisson, Adison, Addisyn, Addyson and Addeson.
Addison is also a Scottish patronymic surname meaning "son of Addie", a Scottish Lowlands nickname for Adam.
People with the name Addison include:
Other articles related to "addison":
... Mackenzie (1745–1831), Scottish novelist and miscellaneous writer, known by the sobriquet "Addisonof the North" ...
Famous quotes containing the word addison:
“Thus I live in the World, rather as a Spectator of Mankind, than as one of the Species.”
—Joseph Addison (16721719)