Addison (name)

Addison (name)

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:

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

Famous quotes containing the word addison:

    Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
    —Joseph Addison (1672–1719)