First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Maddy mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Maddy

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Maddy means "Best person in the world".
Other origins: English

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International Interest

Madeleine +‎ -y

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Madeleine.

Notable Persons Named Maddy

Maddy was given the name Emily Nicholson on May 3rd, 1990 in Mount Airy, North Carolina.


Maddy Prior is a folk rock, electric folk, and folk music musician. She plays Percussion instrument and Vocals. She was most prominent from 1967 to present. Maddy was given the name Madelaine Edith Prior on August 14th, 1947.


Maddy was born on December 3rd, 1981 in Tallahassee, Florida.



Maddy Hill is an actress and actor. She has been prominent since 2012. Maddy was born on March 19th, 1990 in Hackney, London, England.


Maddy Young is a senior house officer, general surgery, and acute assessment unit.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Maddy

Darren Maddy is a cricketer. Darren was born on May 23rd, 1974 in Leicester.


Joseph was born on October 14th, 1891. He passed away on April 18th, 1966.


Kenneth was born on May 22nd, 1934 in Santa Monica, California. Kenneth is also known as Maddy and Ken. He breathed his last breath on February 19th, 2000.


Yulisa Amadu Pat Maddy was a in the fields of literature and theatre. Yulisa was born on December 27th, 1936 in Freetown. He breathed his last breath on March 16th, 2014.


Paul Maddy is a soccer player for the Cardiff City F.C., Stoke City F.C., Hereford United F.C., Swansea City A.F.C., Brentford F.C., Chester City F.C., Hamrun Spartans F.C., Ebbw Vale F.C., and Wales national under-21 football team. Paul was born on August 17th, 1962 in Cwmcarn.


How popular is the baby name Maddy in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1946 5 5 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 13 13 0
1989 5 5 0
1990 5 5 0
1993 5 5 0
1994 9 9 0
1995 6 6 0
1996 9 9 0
1998 8 8 0
1999 12 12 0
2000 20 20 0
2001 17 17 0
2002 14 14 0
2003 21 21 0
2004 27 27 0
2005 17 17 0
2006 24 24 0
2007 29 29 0
2008 43 43 0
2009 32 32 0
2010 33 33 0
2011 37 37 0
2012 23 23 0
2013 31 31 0
2014 37 37 0
2015 26 26 0
2016 27 27 0
2017 16 16 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Maddy

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Maddy as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Maddy U.S.
  White 89.94% 64.26%
  African American 4.75% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Maddy

People with the last name Maddy are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Maddy

  • How Popular is the name Maddy? Maddy is the 15,224th most popular name of all time. As a last name Maddy was the 16,031st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Maddy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 558 babies born with the first name Maddy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maddy to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maddy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1946 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Maddy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maddy is Sunday, February 11th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Maddy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maddy was in 2008 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Maddy Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Maddy is not a popular baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Maddy: Your name in reverse order is Yddam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ydmad. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Maddy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,809 people with the last name Maddy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Maddy? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Maddy as their last name since less than 1 person in 164k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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