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Addison, Eade, Edison, Edson, Eide, Etson Surname and Variants

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Addison, Eade, Edison, Edson, Eide, Etson Surname and Variants

Group for researching the Addison, Eade, Edison, Edson, Eide, Etson families. Post your questions or findings in the group discussion board. Includes variant spellings listed in featured topic

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Eade
English and Scottish: from a Middle English short form of Adam, found mainly in Scotland and northern England.
English: from Eda, a Middle English short form of the female personal name Edith (Old English Eadg¯{dh} ‘prosperity battle’).
Americanized spelling of Norwegian Eide.

Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4

Ede
Southern English: variant spelling of Eade.
North German: from the Germanic personal name Edo.

Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4

Eide
North German: variant of Ede.
Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads, especially in western Norway, so named, from Old Norse ei{dh}i, dative case of ei{dh} ‘isthmus’.

Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4

Edson
English: patronymic or metronymic from Eade.

Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4

Edson
English

Spelling variations of this family name include: Addison, Addeson, Addesoun, Adieson, Adison, Edison and many more.

First found in the county of Dumbartonshire in Scotland, where they were recorded from very ancient times.

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Matthew Addison, who settled in St. Christopher in 1635; Thomas Addison settled in Virginia in 1623; William Addison, settled in the Barbados in 1654.

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Addison, Eade, Edison, Edson, Eide, Etson Surname Variants 3 Replies

Started by Claude P Perry II. Last reply by Andrew Kolstee Jul 31, 2011.

Etson through Fletcher line

Started by Deborah Ann (Dorscher) Anderson Jul 17, 2009.

 

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