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TypeSurname (from given name)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.ED-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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Entry updated October 11, 2012