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Addison Family History

Addison Name Meaning
Scottish and English: patronymic from the Older Scots or northern Middle English personal name Addie, a pet form of Adam.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

637,475 Historical Documents with Addison on Ancestry.com
182,434 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
18,309 Military Records
12,753 Immigration Records
128,217 Census and Voter Lists
295,762 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Addison Families

  • Number of Addison families
     88 - 173
     30 - 87
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Addison families
     323 - 644
     108 - 322
     1 - 107
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Addison families
     99 - 195
     34 - 98
     1 - 33
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Addison census records

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Addison Family Origin

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Addison Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Addison

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Addison Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Addison census records

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Addison Civil War Service Records

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