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Gender: Male Meaning of Dickinson: "son of Dick" Origin of Dickinson: English

The name Dickinson is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of Dick". Dickinson and is often added to lists like Poet Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Riverdale Middle School Round 4".

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Dickinson is a possibility for Richard's boy, though that Dick nickname is problematic no matter how you get to it.

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Famous People Named Dickinson

Dickinson Woodruff Richards, American physiologist and physician

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson, American poet

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