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354k
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since 1880

Madison

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Son of Matthew
  • #186 All Time
  • #9 in 2014
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How popular is the name "Madison" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 22 0 22
1881 28 0 28
1882 27 0 27
1883 22 0 22
1884 20 0 20
1885 20 0 20
1886 17 0 17
1887 18 0 18
1888 21 0 21
1889 23 0 23
1890 14 0 14
1891 20 0 20
1892 20 0 20
1893 12 0 12
1894 12 0 12
1895 15 0 15
1896 14 0 14
1897 13 0 13
1899 13 0 13
1900 17 0 17
1901 7 0 7
1902 7 0 7
1903 18 0 18
1904 11 0 11
1905 13 0 13
1906 14 0 14
1907 19 0 19
1908 11 0 11
1909 8 0 8
1910 15 0 15
1911 21 0 21
1912 35 0 35
1913 46 0 46
1914 56 0 56
1915 72 0 72
1916 68 0 68
1917 60 0 60
1918 66 0 66
1919 61 0 61
1920 65 0 65
1921 68 0 68
1922 74 0 74
1923 75 0 75
1924 70 0 70
1925 65 0 65
1926 56 0 56
1927 61 0 61
1928 50 0 50
1929 55 0 55
1930 50 0 50
1931 41 0 41
1932 43 0 43
1933 35 0 35
1934 44 0 44
1935 46 0 46
1936 54 0 54
1937 38 0 38
1938 31 0 31
1939 49 0 49
1940 45 0 45
1941 27 0 27
1942 44 0 44
1943 45 0 45
1944 44 0 44
1945 38 0 38
1946 47 0 47
1947 60 0 60
1948 46 0 46
1949 47 0 47
1950 34 0 34
1951 51 0 51
1952 54 0 54
1953 41 0 41
1954 50 0 50
1955 38 0 38
1956 38 0 38
1957 37 0 37
1958 26 0 26
1959 38 0 38
1960 36 0 36
1961 39 0 39
1962 30 0 30
1963 32 0 32
1964 41 0 41
1965 35 0 35
1966 27 0 27
1967 33 0 33
1968 27 0 27
1969 29 0 29
1970 33 6 27
1971 35 6 29
1972 36 0 36
1973 22 0 22
1974 25 0 25
1975 30 5 25
1976 21 0 21
1977 30 5 25
1978 19 0 19
1979 27 5 22
1980 32 0 32
1981 30 0 30
1982 20 0 20
1983 23 0 23
1984 84 42 42
1985 380 299 81
1986 723 646 77
1987 879 750 129
1988 925 822 103
1989 1,354 1,224 130
1990 1,553 1,408 145
1991 2,644 2,468 176
1992 3,344 3,165 179
1993 4,605 4,382 223 #78 girl name
1994 6,495 6,260 235 #51 girl name
1995 10,044 9,775 269 #29 girl name
1996 13,673 13,410 263 #15 girl name
1997 15,455 15,187 268 #10 girl name
1998 17,999 17,786 213 #9 girl name
1999 18,224 18,051 173 #7 girl name
2000 20,105 19,967 138 #3 girl name
2001 22,284 22,158 126 #2 girl name
2002 21,876 21,772 104 #2 girl name
2003 20,283 20,197 86 #3 girl name
2004 20,821 20,614 207 #3 girl name
2005 19,641 19,561 80 #3 girl name
2006 18,679 18,612 67 #3 girl name
2007 18,016 17,947 69 #5 girl name
2008 17,074 17,017 57 #6 girl name
2009 15,274 15,218 56 #7 girl name
2010 13,199 13,166 33 #8 girl name
2011 12,409 12,360 49 #8 girl name
2012 11,405 11,374 31 #9 girl name
2013 10,605 10,565 40 #9 girl name
2014 10,287 10,247 40 #9 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Madison? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 353,947 babies born with the name Madison in the United States. That's more than enough Madisons to occupy the country of Bahamas with an estimated population of 353,658 (as of May 3, 2010). 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 "Madison" was in 2001 with a total of 22,158 babies. (That's a lot of baby Madisons)

According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Madison" ranks #24 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Colorado. Imagine that, 145 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 1994. Across the entire United States a total of 6,495 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 "Madison" mean? The list below shows the origins of Madison as well as things modernly associated with the name Madison such as celebrities named Madison.

English

Origin and Meaning of Madison

The name "Madison" is of English origin, and it means "Son of Matthew". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Madison Mason

Madison was born in 1943.

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Madison McReynolds

Madison was born in 1993.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

D is for dandy, a description of you!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

S is for serene, your calm time.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nosidam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aoisdnm". 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 Madison born May 8, 1940

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 Eastern Australia approximately on 1375. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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