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Boy Name: Dickinson

Name: Dickinson
Pronunciation: \d(i)-ckin-son, dick(i)-nson\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: son of Dick
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Diakonos
Similar Names: Dickson, Wilkinson
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1177


Dickinson \d(i)-ckin-son, dick(i)-nson\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dickinson is "son of Dick".

A baby name that sounds like Dickinson is Diakonos. Other similar baby names are Dickson and Wilkinson.


Dickinson is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1177 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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