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Gender: F Meaning of Addison: "son of Adam" Origin of Addison: English Addison's Popularity in 2014: #24

Addison, a TV-generated name (Dr. Addison Shephard, Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice) took off in hot pursuit of predecessor Madison, sounding sharper and more modern--at least until its own rapid climb up the ladder. Addison, one of the few patronymics ('son of') names to be totally accepted for girls, is now at Number 24.

Famous People Named Addison

Addison Timlin, American actress
Addison Wingate, pageant queen & star of "Kim of Queens"
Addison Marie Stagliano, daughter of TV personality DeAnna Pappas Stagliano

Pop Culture References for the name Addison

Dr. Addison Adrienne Forbes Montgomery ("Grey's Anatomy" and "Private Practice")
Addison, Woodrow "Woody" Fink's girlfriend on The Suite Life on Deck
Addison's disease, chronic endocrine disorder

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