Ethiopian, Amharic

Addis Origin and Meaning

The name Addis is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "new".

This Ethiopian boy name looks like a shortening of popular Addison, but has separate roots. Nonetheless, with Addison's popularity, Addis would fit in while standing out as a boy's name in English-speaking countries. Addis means "new", as seen in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, meaning "new flower".

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