More info about the name "Edison"
It is a name that originated in the English culture and means the son of Edward. Thomas Edison, probably one of the most famous carriers of this name, was the American inventor who is credited with the invention of the electric bulb, the phonograph (kind of a gramophone), and the motion picture camera. Imagine a little scientist at home.Edison is derived from the name Adam. Adam in Hebrew means Earth. Adam was the name of the first human created by God and according to the Bible, God created him from the Earth, hence the twin meanings to the name.