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354k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Madison

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Son of Matthew
  • #186 All Time
  • #9 in 2014
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< 1k Matson (Hebrew)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188022022
188128028
188227027
188322022
188420020
188520020
188617017
188718018
188821021
188923023
189014014
189120020
189220020
189312012
189412012
189515015
189614014
189713013
189913013
190017017
1901707
1902707
190318018
190411011
190513013
190614014
190719019
190811011
1909808
191015015
191121021
191235035
191346046
191456056
191572072
191668068
191760060
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192065065
192168068
192274074
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192470070
192565065
192656056
192761061
192850050
192955055
193050050
193141041
193243043
193335035
193444044
193546046
193654054
193738038
193831031
193949049
194045045
194127027
194244044
194345045
194444044
194538038
194647047
194760060
194846046
194947047
195034034
195151051
195254054
195341041
195450050
195538038
195638038
195737037
195826026
195938038
196036036
196139039
196230030
196332032
196441041
196535035
196627027
196733033
196827027
196929029
197033627
197135629
197236036
197322022
197425025
197530525
197621021
197730525
197819019
197927522
198032032
198130030
198220020
198323023
1984844242
198538029981
198672364677
1987879750129
1988925822103
19891,3541,224130
19901,5531,408145
19912,6442,468176
19923,3443,165179
19934,6054,382223#78 girl name
19946,4956,260235#51 girl name
199510,0449,775269#29 girl name
199613,67313,410263#15 girl name
199715,45515,187268#10 girl name
199817,99917,786213#9 girl name
199918,22418,051173#7 girl name
200020,10519,967138#3 girl name
200122,28422,158126#2 girl name
200221,87621,772104#2 girl name
200320,28320,19786#3 girl name
200420,82120,614207#3 girl name
200519,64119,56180#3 girl name
200618,67918,61267#3 girl name
200718,01617,94769#5 girl name
200817,07417,01757#6 girl name
200915,27415,21856#7 girl name
201013,19913,16633#8 girl name
201112,40912,36049#8 girl name
201211,40511,37431#9 girl name
201310,60510,56540#9 girl name
201410,28710,24740#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 first appeared 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 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Madison" ranks #5 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 88 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 2006. Across the entire United States a total of 18,679 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 "Madison" mean?

Madison (English): Son of Matthew

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

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

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

D is for dandy, a description of you!

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

S is for strength, there when needed.

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 "Dmonsia". 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 Madison popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Madison in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Madison

Madison Mason

Madison was born in 1943.

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Madison McReynolds

Madison was born in 1993.

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Past life for Madison born Jan 16, 1962

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 Philippines approximately on 900. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

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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Here's something for you to ponder on...

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