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Popularity
175k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Madeline

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Woman of Magdala
  • #401 All Time
  • #89 in 2014
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188022220
188114140
188229290
188331310
188451510
188541410
188645450
188753530
188880800
188988880
189096960
18911251250
18921581580
18931901900
18942142140
18952372370
18962792790
18972902900
18983373370
18993163160
19003893890
19013413410
19023553550
19034004000
19043933930
19054114110
19064184180
19074494490
19084574570
19094664660
19105605600
19116286280
19129429420
19131,0841,0840
19141,3811,3810
19151,6701,6700
19161,6441,6440
19171,7281,7280
19181,7451,7450
19191,6601,6600
19201,7801,7800
19211,8411,8365
19221,7311,7310
19231,7561,7560
19241,7451,7450
19251,5141,5077
19261,3961,3960
19271,3821,3748
19281,2511,2510
19291,1871,1807
19301,1531,1449
19319249240
19329009000
19338278225
19347947940
19357147140
19367277270
19377547540
19388478470
19398888880
19408778725
19419479425
19421,2621,2539
19431,1071,1070
19449129075
19457817810
19469269260
19479729720
19489399390
19499019010
19507577570
19517507500
19526596590
19536356350
19545875870
19556106046
19565645640
19575145140
19585875870
19596136085
19605735730
19615695690
19625815810
19635135130
19645315265
19654644640
19664254250
19674054050
19683603600
19693593590
19703533530
19713153150
19722712710
19733123120
19742622620
19752702700
19762542540
19772442440
19782242240
19792342340
19802332330
19812572570
19822602600
19832652650
19842852850
19853823820
19868538530
19878758750
19889259187
19891,1831,16716
19901,5001,4928
19911,9801,9800
19922,2702,2700
19932,6142,6086
19943,5163,5160#92 girl name
19954,4424,43111#79 girl name
19964,9184,9117#67 girl name
19975,3135,3130#59 girl name
19985,8685,8680#50 girl name
19994,5764,5715#70 girl name
20005,3795,3709#56 girl name
20015,2255,2205#56 girl name
20025,1195,1136#56 girl name
20034,9884,97414#61 girl name
20044,7814,76417#63 girl name
20054,5374,5289#70 girl name
20064,4834,4767#71 girl name
20074,7064,7015#61 girl name
20084,8254,8169#56 girl name
20094,2994,2990#64 girl name
20103,6083,6017#77 girl name
20113,4293,4236#85 girl name
20123,1573,1570#96 girl name
20133,3643,3640#90 girl name
20143,4093,4090#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 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 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Madeline" ranks #48 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 39 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of 4,781 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

I is for intense, your zest of living.

N is for nice, need I say more?

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

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

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 south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Madeline

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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Past life for Madeline born Mar 30, 1978

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 Northern Japan approximately on 775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

Name poster for Madeline

Name poster for Madeline(click to save the high quality version)

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