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175k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Madeline

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Woman of Magdala
  • #401 All Time
  • #89 in 2014
Girls
Boys
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75k Madelyn (English)
37k Madeleine (French)
3k Madelaine (Latin)
< 1k Madelina (Spanish)

How popular is the name "Madeline" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 22 22 0
1881 14 14 0
1882 29 29 0
1883 31 31 0
1884 51 51 0
1885 41 41 0
1886 45 45 0
1887 53 53 0
1888 80 80 0
1889 88 88 0
1890 96 96 0
1891 125 125 0
1892 158 158 0
1893 190 190 0
1894 214 214 0
1895 237 237 0
1896 279 279 0
1897 290 290 0
1898 337 337 0
1899 316 316 0
1900 389 389 0
1901 341 341 0
1902 355 355 0
1903 400 400 0
1904 393 393 0
1905 411 411 0
1906 418 418 0
1907 449 449 0
1908 457 457 0
1909 466 466 0
1910 560 560 0
1911 628 628 0
1912 942 942 0
1913 1,084 1,084 0
1914 1,381 1,381 0
1915 1,670 1,670 0
1916 1,644 1,644 0
1917 1,728 1,728 0
1918 1,745 1,745 0
1919 1,660 1,660 0
1920 1,780 1,780 0
1921 1,841 1,836 5
1922 1,731 1,731 0
1923 1,756 1,756 0
1924 1,745 1,745 0
1925 1,514 1,507 7
1926 1,396 1,396 0
1927 1,382 1,374 8
1928 1,251 1,251 0
1929 1,187 1,180 7
1930 1,153 1,144 9
1931 924 924 0
1932 900 900 0
1933 827 822 5
1934 794 794 0
1935 714 714 0
1936 727 727 0
1937 754 754 0
1938 847 847 0
1939 888 888 0
1940 877 872 5
1941 947 942 5
1942 1,262 1,253 9
1943 1,107 1,107 0
1944 912 907 5
1945 781 781 0
1946 926 926 0
1947 972 972 0
1948 939 939 0
1949 901 901 0
1950 757 757 0
1951 750 750 0
1952 659 659 0
1953 635 635 0
1954 587 587 0
1955 610 604 6
1956 564 564 0
1957 514 514 0
1958 587 587 0
1959 613 608 5
1960 573 573 0
1961 569 569 0
1962 581 581 0
1963 513 513 0
1964 531 526 5
1965 464 464 0
1966 425 425 0
1967 405 405 0
1968 360 360 0
1969 359 359 0
1970 353 353 0
1971 315 315 0
1972 271 271 0
1973 312 312 0
1974 262 262 0
1975 270 270 0
1976 254 254 0
1977 244 244 0
1978 224 224 0
1979 234 234 0
1980 233 233 0
1981 257 257 0
1982 260 260 0
1983 265 265 0
1984 285 285 0
1985 382 382 0
1986 853 853 0
1987 875 875 0
1988 925 918 7
1989 1,183 1,167 16
1990 1,500 1,492 8
1991 1,980 1,980 0
1992 2,270 2,270 0
1993 2,614 2,608 6
1994 3,516 3,516 0 #92 girl name
1995 4,442 4,431 11 #79 girl name
1996 4,918 4,911 7 #67 girl name
1997 5,313 5,313 0 #59 girl name
1998 5,868 5,868 0 #50 girl name
1999 4,576 4,571 5 #70 girl name
2000 5,379 5,370 9 #56 girl name
2001 5,225 5,220 5 #56 girl name
2002 5,119 5,113 6 #56 girl name
2003 4,988 4,974 14 #61 girl name
2004 4,781 4,764 17 #63 girl name
2005 4,537 4,528 9 #70 girl name
2006 4,483 4,476 7 #71 girl name
2007 4,706 4,701 5 #61 girl name
2008 4,825 4,816 9 #56 girl name
2009 4,299 4,299 0 #64 girl name
2010 3,608 3,601 7 #77 girl name
2011 3,429 3,423 6 #85 girl name
2012 3,157 3,157 0 #96 girl name
2013 3,364 3,364 0 #90 girl name
2014 3,409 3,409 0 #89 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Madeline? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 175,171 babies born with the name Madeline in the United States. That's more than enough Madelines to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 22 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Madeline" was in 1998 with a total of 5,868 babies. (That's a lot of baby Madelines)

According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Madeline" ranks #41 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 79 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 2003. Across the entire United States a total of 4,988 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Madeline popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Madeline in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Madeline" mean? The list below shows the origins of Madeline as well as things modernly associated with the name Madeline such as celebrities named Madeline.

English

Origin and Meaning of Madeline

The name "Madeline" is of English origin, and it means "Woman of Magdala". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Madeleine Stowe

Madeleine Stowe is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1978 to present. Madeleine was born in 1958 as Madeline M. Stowe in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Madeline Zima

Madeline Zima is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Madeline was born in 1985 in New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.

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Madeline Kahn

Madeline Kahn is an actress, singer, and comedian with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1964 to 1999. Madeline was born in 1942 as Madeline Gail Wolfson in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Madeline Smith

Madeline Smith is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1967 to 2011. Madeline was born in 1949 in Hartfield, Sussex, England, UK.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

D is for dandy, a description of you!

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

L is for lucky, who is more?

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Your name in reverse order is "Eniledam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Leenimad". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Madeline born Feb 23, 1929

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 1400. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

Name poster for Madeline

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