Meaning of First Name: Edison
Edison is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1083 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#5750 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Edison \e-di-son\ as a boy's name is pronounced ED-ih-sun. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Edison is "son of Edward". The name is used in honor of inventor Thomas Edison.
Edison has 3 variant forms: Eddison, Eddy and Edson.
For more information, see also the related name Edward.
Baby names that sound like Edison are Adison, Addison and Adisson.
View a list of the 4 names that reference Edison.
Census About Last Name: Magana
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.