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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Madea mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Madea

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  • A user from Washington, United States says the name Madea is of Unknown origin and means "Gift of God".
  • According to a user from Ohio, United States, the name Madea is of African American origin and means "Mamma dear. The matriarch of a family.".
Other origins: English, Portuguese, and Scottish

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for aspirations, many to be attained

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

A is for adventure, take a new one today

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Popularity of Madea as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Madea U.S.
  White 88.18% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Madea

People with the last name Madea are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Madea

  • How Popular is the name Madea? As a last name Madea was the 149,395th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Madea first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Madea is Friday, April 9th, 1909.
  • How unique is the name Madea? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Madea. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Madea: Your name in reverse order is Aedam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amade. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Madea? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 110 people with the last name Madea.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Madea? Madea is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Madeas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Madea born Oct 4, 2008

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 France approximately on 925. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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