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75k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Madelyn

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Woman of Magdala
  • #762 All Time
  • #59 in 2014
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37k Madeleine (French)
3k Madelaine (Latin)
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How popular is the name "Madelyn" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1890 6 6 0
1891 8 8 0
1892 6 6 0
1893 12 12 0
1894 10 10 0
1895 15 15 0
1896 26 26 0
1897 20 20 0
1898 25 25 0
1899 28 28 0
1900 39 39 0
1901 21 21 0
1902 26 26 0
1903 47 47 0
1904 37 37 0
1905 34 34 0
1906 57 57 0
1907 44 44 0
1908 43 43 0
1909 69 69 0
1910 65 65 0
1911 71 71 0
1912 125 125 0
1913 155 155 0
1914 227 227 0
1915 209 209 0
1916 246 246 0
1917 266 266 0
1918 275 275 0
1919 285 285 0
1920 302 302 0
1921 331 331 0
1922 305 305 0
1923 310 310 0
1924 315 315 0
1925 300 300 0
1926 293 293 0
1927 266 266 0
1928 238 238 0
1929 209 209 0
1930 187 187 0
1931 164 164 0
1932 163 163 0
1933 139 139 0
1934 175 175 0
1935 124 124 0
1936 113 113 0
1937 165 165 0
1938 186 186 0
1939 211 211 0
1940 185 185 0
1941 225 225 0
1942 278 278 0
1943 218 218 0
1944 197 197 0
1945 174 174 0
1946 269 269 0
1947 250 250 0
1948 244 244 0
1949 256 256 0
1950 248 248 0
1951 223 223 0
1952 194 194 0
1953 227 227 0
1954 206 206 0
1955 185 185 0
1956 150 150 0
1957 179 179 0
1958 177 177 0
1959 172 172 0
1960 141 141 0
1961 160 160 0
1962 121 121 0
1963 114 114 0
1964 125 125 0
1965 115 115 0
1966 92 92 0
1967 86 86 0
1968 90 90 0
1969 95 95 0
1970 94 94 0
1971 69 69 0
1972 97 97 0
1973 75 75 0
1974 89 89 0
1975 83 83 0
1976 82 82 0
1977 82 82 0
1978 98 98 0
1979 101 101 0
1980 84 84 0
1981 70 70 0
1982 87 87 0
1983 64 64 0
1984 51 51 0
1985 64 64 0
1986 197 197 0
1987 181 181 0
1988 170 170 0
1989 237 237 0
1990 284 284 0
1991 351 351 0
1992 404 404 0
1993 474 474 0
1994 562 562 0
1995 716 716 0
1996 865 865 0
1997 1,160 1,160 0
1998 1,928 1,928 0
1999 1,894 1,894 0
2000 2,684 2,684 0
2001 2,844 2,844 0
2002 2,856 2,850 6
2003 2,984 2,984 0
2004 3,017 3,003 14
2005 3,027 3,019 8
2006 2,948 2,948 0
2007 3,214 3,214 0
2008 4,566 4,561 5 #64 girl name
2009 4,495 4,495 0 #59 girl name
2010 3,616 3,616 0 #76 girl name
2011 3,601 3,601 0 #79 girl name
2012 3,791 3,791 0 #67 girl name
2013 3,923 3,923 0 #68 girl name
2014 4,289 4,289 0 #59 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Madelyn? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 74,957 babies born with the name Madelyn in the United States. That's more than enough Madelyns to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Madelyn" was in 2008 with a total of 4,561 babies. (That's a lot of baby Madelyns)

According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Madelyn" ranks #72 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, 39 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of 2,844 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Madelyn

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

Alternative Meanings

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

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

L is for little, the little things you do.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nyledam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Adnymel". 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 Madelyn born Apr 15, 1964

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 Southern Africa approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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