Adamson Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Adamson Name Meaning: Derived from the given name 'Adam'. Adding 's' to the surname indicates 'son of Adam'.

Originly from the Hebrew name Adam which was borne by the first man ,with references to Genesis. Hebrew word 'Adama' meaning Earth connects the name to Zeus the Greek legend who formed the first human beings from earth.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Adamson Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Adamson family

Profession Census Frequency
Female Servant 86
Agricultural Labourer 67
Independent 53
Labourer 45
Farmer 42
Coal Miner 34
Male Servant 31
Shoe Maker 19
Silk Weaver 18
Tailor 14
Blacksmith 13
Hinge Maker 13
Pauper 12
Joiner 11
Dress Maker 10
Mariner 9
Ag Labourer 9
Baker 9
Carpenter 8
Cotton Piecer 8
Bricklayer 8
Mason 7
Inn Keeper 6
Millwright 6
Cotton Weaver 6

Adamson Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Adamson 100% 36,477
2 Addamson 88% 251
3 Damson 86% 229

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The surname Adamson is the most popular version of all its varients

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