Madeleine

First Name
40k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Madeleine mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Madeleine

"Madeleine" is a name of French origin, and it means "Woman of Magdala". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

From French Madeleine, cognate with English Magdalene.

  1. A female given name.

Madeleine was also found in the following language(s): French, German, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Madeleine

Madeleine Albright is a 64th United States Secretary of State, and 20th United States Ambassador to the United Nations. Madeleine was born on May 15th, 1937 in Smíchov.

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Madeleine Stowe is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1978. Madeleine was given the name Madeline Marie Stowe on August 18th, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Madeleine was born on June 19th, 1893 in Brooklyn. She died on March 27th, 1940.

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Madeleine L'Engle was an essays, poetry, christian fiction, science fictioncover illustration by : adam passalacqua age 13, essay, christian novel, and science fiction writer. She was most prominent from 1945 to 2007. Madeleine was born on November 29th, 1918 in New York City, NY, USA. She breathed her last breath on September 6th, 2007.

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Madeleine Martin is an actor and actress. She was most prominent from 2000 to present. Madeleine was given the name Madeleine Elizabeth Martin on April 15th, 1993 in Manhattan. Madeleine is also known as Martin and Madeleine Elizabeth (birth name).

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Madeleine West is an actress. She was most prominent from 2000 to 2000. Madeleine was given the name Melanie Ann Weston on July 26th, 1980 in Melbourne.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Madeleine

Princess Madeleine is royalty. She holds the title Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Hälsingland, Gästrikland, Princess ofSweden, and Duchess ofHälsinglandandGästrikland. Princess was born as the child of Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and Queen Silvia of Sweden on June 10th, 1982 in Drottningholm Palace.

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Sara Varga is a musician. Sara was given the name Jonsson, Sara Varga Madeleine on April 14th, 1981.

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Sophie Madeleine is a copywriter and copywriting. She plays Ukulele, Guitar, and Vocals. She was most prominent from 2009 to 2014. Sophie was given the name Sophie Ball . Sophie is also known as Ball and Sophie.

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Madeleine was royalty. They hold the title Duchess of Parma and List of Parmese consorts. Madeleine was born on March 23rd, 1898 in Paris, France. They breathed their last breath on September 1st, 1984.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 5 5 0
1883 6 6 0
1884 14 14 0
1885 8 8 0
1886 11 11 0
1887 21 21 0
1888 25 25 0
1889 14 14 0
1890 32 32 0
1891 38 38 0
1892 39 39 0
1893 35 35 0
1894 48 48 0
1895 52 52 0
1896 48 48 0
1897 43 43 0
1898 47 47 0
1899 51 51 0
1900 58 58 0
1901 45 45 0
1902 44 44 0
1903 52 52 0
1904 51 51 0
1905 41 41 0
1906 57 57 0
1907 41 41 0
1908 51 51 0
1909 66 66 0
1910 52 52 0
1911 76 76 0
1912 130 130 0
1913 118 118 0
1914 157 157 0
1915 177 177 0
1916 157 157 0
1917 160 160 0
1918 180 180 0
1919 166 166 0
1920 225 225 0
1921 242 242 0
1922 237 237 0
1923 201 201 0
1924 225 225 0
1925 223 223 0
1926 222 222 0
1927 202 202 0
1928 172 172 0
1929 172 172 0
1930 135 135 0
1931 132 132 0
1932 114 114 0
1933 122 122 0
1934 101 101 0
1935 102 102 0
1936 116 116 0
1937 150 150 0
1938 166 166 0
1939 192 192 0
1940 194 194 0
1941 208 208 0
1942 285 285 0
1943 219 219 0
1944 138 138 0
1945 157 157 0
1946 186 186 0
1947 217 217 0
1948 231 231 0
1949 217 217 0
1950 186 186 0
1951 149 149 0
1952 146 146 0
1953 144 144 0
1954 123 123 0
1955 128 128 0
1956 127 127 0
1957 111 111 0
1958 96 96 0
1959 126 126 0
1960 100 100 0
1961 111 111 0
1962 110 110 0
1963 103 103 0
1964 82 82 0
1965 82 82 0
1966 65 65 0
1967 63 63 0
1968 45 45 0
1969 44 44 0
1970 39 39 0
1971 41 41 0
1972 40 40 0
1973 39 39 0
1974 41 41 0
1975 42 42 0
1976 32 32 0
1977 40 40 0
1978 41 41 0
1979 46 46 0
1980 55 55 0
1981 47 47 0
1982 45 45 0
1983 69 69 0
1984 74 74 0
1985 96 96 0
1986 165 165 0
1987 217 217 0
1988 241 241 0
1989 288 278 10
1990 402 402 0
1991 473 473 0
1992 527 527 0
1993 661 661 0
1994 923 923 0
1995 987 987 0
1996 1,086 1,086 0
1997 1,301 1,301 0
1998 1,424 1,424 0
1999 1,141 1,141 0
2000 1,153 1,153 0
2001 1,118 1,118 0
2002 1,069 1,069 0
2003 963 963 0
2004 959 959 0
2005 968 968 0
2006 980 980 0
2007 1,162 1,162 0
2008 1,252 1,252 0
2009 1,000 1,000 0
2010 993 993 0
2011 980 980 0
2012 1,091 1,091 0
2013 1,143 1,143 0
2014 1,154 1,149 5
2015 1,066 1,066 0
2016 954 954 0
2017 841 841 0

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Popularity of Madeleine as a first name

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Popularity of Madeleine as a last name

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Common last names for Madeleine

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Fun Facts about the name Madeleine

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  • How Popular is the name Madeleine? Madeleine is the 1,164th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Madeleine have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 39,529 babies born with the first name Madeleine in the United States. That's more than enough people named Madeleine to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Madeleine? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Madeleine first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Madeleine is Saturday, July 23rd, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Madeleine born? The highest recorded use of the first name Madeleine was in 1998 with a total of 1,424 babies. That's a lot of babies named Madeleine!
  • Random Madeleine Factoid: According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Madeleine ranks 69th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 15 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1928.
  • Weird things about the name Madeleine: Your name in reverse order is Enieledam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Neeeaimdl. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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