Edison is a boy name and means son of Edward. It is a English name and its pronunciation is \e-di-son\. Other similar names and variants include: Eddison, Eddy, Edson, Edward. 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).
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Edison Marshall
Edison Marshall
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The Infinite Woman


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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Edison a popular name?

Over the years Edison was most popular in 2018. According to the latest US census information Edison ranks #1064th while according to famousnames.vip Edison ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Edison?

According to the US census in 2018, 469 boys were born named Edison, making Edison the #599th name more popular among boy names. In 2018 Edison had the highest rank with 554 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Edison?

Edison is #599th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Edison more popular ?

The name Edison was more popular in 2018 with 554 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Edison

The last time a baby was named Edison was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Edison?

In 2020 there were 469 baby boys named Edison.

Who is a famous person named Edison?

There a several famous people named Edison, for example musician Edison Lighthouse.

Who is a famous singer named Edison?

A famous singer named Edison is Edison Lighthouse, with over 4 songs, including Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) and Their Very Best.