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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #401 most popular

What does the name "Madeline" mean?

Madeline (English): Woman of Magdala

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

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

Your name in reverse order is "Eniledam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nmldeiae". 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.

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


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 first appeared 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 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Madeline" ranks #81 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 104 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1995. Across the entire United States a total of 4,442 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Madeline

Madeleine Stowe

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


Madeline Zima

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


Madeline Kahn

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


Madeline Smith

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


Past life for Madeline born Jun 7, 2012

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 975. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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