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Popularity
75k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Madelyn

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Woman of Magdala
  • #762 All Time
  • #59 in 2014
Girls
Boys
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175k Madeline (English)
37k Madeleine (French)
3k Madelaine (Latin)
< 1k Madelina (Spanish)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1890660
1891880
1892660
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19182752750
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19203023020
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19321631630
19331391390
19341751750
19351241240
19361131130
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19451741740
19462692690
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19502482480
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19521941940
19532272270
19542062060
19551851850
19561501500
19571791790
19581771770
19591721720
19601411410
19611601600
19621211210
19631141140
19641251250
19651151150
196692920
196786860
196890900
196995950
197094940
197169690
197297970
197375750
197489890
197583830
197682820
197782820
197898980
19791011010
198084840
198170700
198287870
198364640
198451510
198564640
19861971970
19871811810
19881701700
19892372370
19902842840
19913513510
19924044040
19934744740
19945625620
19957167160
19968658650
19971,1601,1600
19981,9281,9280
19991,8941,8940
20002,6842,6840
20012,8442,8440
20022,8562,8506
20032,9842,9840
20043,0173,00314
20053,0273,0198
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20073,2143,2140
20084,5664,5615#64 girl name
20094,4954,4950#59 girl name
20103,6163,6160#76 girl name
20113,6013,6010#79 girl name
20123,7913,7910#67 girl name
20133,9233,9230#68 girl name
20144,2894,2890#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 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Madelyn" ranks #72 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, 41 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 2000. Across the entire United States a total of 2,684 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 mighty, your inner strength.

A is for activities, for you have many.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

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 "Eldaymn". 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 Feb 25, 1927

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 Mexico approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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