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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. EHD-i-sən
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Meaning & History

Means "son of EDA (2)" or "son of ADAM". The surname was borne by American inventor Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAdamić(Croatian) Adamík(Czech) Adamsen(Danish) Adam(French) Adam(German) Ádám(Hungarian) McAdams(Irish) Adami, Adamo, Adamoli(Italian) Adam, Adams(Jewish) Adomaitis(Lithuanian) Adamsen(Norwegian) Adam, Adamczak, Adamczyk(Polish) Adam(Romanian) Acheson, Aitken, Atchison(Scots) McAdams(Scottish) Adamsson(Swedish)

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