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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Addison
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Addison in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Addison:
Records indicate that 81,553 girls in the United States have been named Addison since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2007, when 11,823 people in the U.S. were given the name Addison. Those people are now 13 years old.
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Comments about the name Addison
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27 Positive Comments
"My 15yo son is named Addison. Been in my family for over 150 years. The sharp uptic in naming girls Addison coincided with the introduction of a female character on GRAY'S ANATOMY. ""Gee daddy, how did I get my name?" -- "well daughter, your mom really likes TV." or "Being trendy has always been important to your mom."" Apr. 15, 2020:
"My name is Addison But i like Addi more. (Yes that?s how I spell it) with the name meaning son of Adam I makes us
Addisons feel tough and brave! I know 4 people with this name and I get confused but I love it!" Jun. 5, 2019:
"I have only ever met one person with the same name" May. 14, 2019:
"My son is called Addison. Love the name on a boy would never use it on a girl" Aug. 15, 2014:
"I love the name Addison n if I ever have a girl she will be named Addison Lashay :)" Jan. 9, 2012:
"To the comment about calling the daughter sunny! Ha ha nice try in trying to deflect people from stealing your favorite boys name. Sorry but its gone to the girls get over it!" Jan. 11, 2011:
"I have an Addison..but everyone calls her Sunny!
We spell it Sunny instead of Sonny as she is the third girl and everyone thought we wanted a boy..." Sep. 9, 2010:
"I'm fourteen years old, and yes, my name is Addison; Addison Grace to be exact. I absolutely love my name! There is only other little girl in town, that I know of, with the same name. So it's kind of rare here. People often tell me that it's a boy's name, which is half correct. It's a neutral name. But all in all, I love it!" May. 16, 2010:
"I love it..but it getting waaaay to popular and I'm a fan of Addison Montgomery so it would be kinda tacky if her named my kid Addison." Oct. 4, 2009:
"My two year old daughter is Addison Rose, which we just love! We usually call her Addie or Addie Bear. I grew up a huge Chicago Cub fan, which was the reason I suggested the name to my wife (who had no idea that Addison was a street that Wrigley Field was on). Once she found out, she was fine with it because she really liked the name." Sep. 22, 2009:
"To add on to someone elses idea, i think Madalyn and Addison are good names so then you can call them Maddie and Addie." Aug. 13, 2009:
"I adore the name Addison. If I ever have twin girls their names will be Addison and Gabrielle. Then their nicknames could be Addy and Gabi! Those names go together in my opinion." Jul. 27, 2009:
"We are expecting twins and if it's 2 girls....their names will be Daylen Rae & Addison Anley. If 2 boys....Asher James & Dayton Zane. If 1 boy & 1 girl....Asher James & Daylen Rae" May. 22, 2009:
"We have a daughter Addison Paige who is 4 months and she is beautiful! She and her big sister are the joys of my life!" Mar. 23, 2009:
"i love this name. however, i didnt get it from grey's anatomy. ( i dont even watch that!) but i got it from Chicago.. when reading the train.. you get off at Addison to go to Wrigley Field.. and well, i love the CHICAGO CUBS! i plan on naming my daughter Addison Denise. (denise is after my mother)" Jun. 4, 2008:
"LOVE IT! We used this for our daughter but spelled it Adisyn." Sep. 28, 2007:
"I'd like to name my daughter Addison Kimberly. Addie's a cute nickname. :) Allie (I'm Allison.) and Addie mesh well together for mother and daughter." Aug. 5, 2007:
"Awesome and cool name for a girl! I've been thinking about naming my future daughter Addison since my name is Allison. It'll be cool if me and my daughter have similar name. Since hers is double D's and I have double L's. It's a mother-daughter thing." Aug. 5, 2007:
"I love this name!! my lil' sister;s name is Addison ((we call her addie))" Jul. 23, 2007:
"I love this name, I am going to name my girl Addison Grace." Jul. 18, 2007:
"My daughter's name is Addison Paige. We get lots of comments on what a pretty name it is. We love it and do call her Addy for short but prefer Addison!" Jan. 10, 2007:
"When I think of Addison, I think of Grey's Anatomy.
I love that name and I love that show.
Plus my neice when she is born will be named Addison.
(She's not suppose to be called anything but Addison but I am going to call her Ad or Addie)" Jan. 6, 2007:
"It is my daughter's name and she was named after her grandmother Addie." Dec. 11, 2006:
"Everyone thinks this is a boy's name, but I always liked it as a girl's name. Very pretty." Feb. 1, 2006:
"I love it. It's a classic name with a good, strong meaning. :)" Dec. 13, 2005:
"I think it's pretty. And I like the possible nickname, Addy." Dec. 2, 2005:
"My daughters' name is Addyson. Everytime I say it to someone who asks they think I have said Madison. Once they are corrected I often hear that its a beautiful and original name." Aug. 13, 2005:
1 Negative Comment
"Too many hard sounds in Addison make it sound very manly - which is what means: "Son of Adam". Addison should not be used for women." Jul. 31, 2006:
10 Neutral Comments
"My name is Addison or Addie. I LOVE my name because it sounds nice and has a connection to Christ." Jun. 12, 2019:
"I?m an Addison born in 1995.... MALE! Funny how life works out sometimes.
Only negatives: Be prepared for your Starbucks/food order to be misunderstood or butchered. And hope our kid doesn?t have a lisp like I did as a youngster :)
Love my name though and it almost always turns into an ?Addy? nickname situation. Also top of list in class is always nice. Rock on" Jul. 15, 2018:
"My name is Addison... Addison Kate. I love my name and I was born in 2007. But yeah..... I cant believe what people said in the negative comment section tho..." Nov. 23, 2017:
"I named my son Addison in 2008. It is a boys name in England and has become more popular in the past year. People always comment as to how nice the name is. It's nice to know he is the only child in his school with this name." Jul. 24, 2014:
"I'd love to name my future daughter Addison after my favorite character Dr. Addison Montgomery-Shepherd on Grey's Anatomy tv show. She's so awesome!" Jul. 13, 2008:
"I babysit a baby girl named Addison and she's adorable!!!" Jan. 31, 2008:
"really cool name i wanna have a daughter and name her that or Quinn" Jan. 3, 2008:
"Considering this name but I'm afraid it may become too overused with the popularity of "Grey's Anatomy"" Jan. 30, 2007:
"Initially I liked it, and considered naming daughter that after the street in Chicago. Then I realized it's way too popular! Addy is better." Jan. 4, 2007:
"This name is very special to our family, my daughter was named after her father, Adam. Everybody thought is was so perfect and unique." Dec. 3, 2005:
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