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TypeSurname (from given name)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.MAD-ə-sən
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Meaning & History

Means "son of MAUD". A famous bearer of this surname was the fourth American president James Madison (1751-1836).

Related Names

VariantsMaddison, Mould

Categories

matronymics
Entry updated July 2, 2017