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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #186 most popular

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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 melody, the song of life.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

D is for dandy, a description of you!

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

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 "Aidosnm". 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.

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


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 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Madison" ranks #2 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, 465 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 15,274 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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

Celebrities named Madison

Madison Mason

Madison was born in 1943.


Madison McReynolds

Madison was born in 1993.


Past life for Madison born Sep 20, 1964

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 700. 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.

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

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.