Madelyn

First Name
84k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Madelyn

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

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  1. A female given name, a rare variant of Madeline.

Notable Persons Named Madelyn

Madelyn Dunham was a vice president at the bank of hawaii, bank of hawaii, and vice president at thebank of hawaii. Madelyn was given the name Madelyn Lee Payne on October 26th, 1922 in Peru, Kansas, U.S. Madelyn is also known as Toot". She died on November 2nd, 2008.

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Madelyn Pugh was a television producer and writer. She was most prominent from 1951 to 2009. Madelyn was born on March 15th, 1921 in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. Madelyn is also known as Madelyn Pugh Davis, Madelyn Davis, and Madelyn Martin. She passed away on April 20th, 2011.

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Lois was given the name Madelyn Earle Jones on March 21st, 1919 in Salley, South Carolina. She breathed her last breath on October 27th, 1999.

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Madelyn Fernstrom is a journalist and physician. Madelyn was given the name Madelyn Hirsch .

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Madelyn was born in Boston. Madelyn is also known as Madelyn Renee Monti.

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Madelyn was born on November 18th, 1894 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Madelyn is also known as Madelyn Donovan Clare, Madelyn Klare, Madelyn Donovan, and Madelyn Dixon. She died on September 20th, 1975.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1890 6 6 0
1891 8 8 0
1892 6 6 0
1893 12 12 0
1894 10 10 0
1895 15 15 0
1896 26 26 0
1897 20 20 0
1898 25 25 0
1899 28 28 0
1900 39 39 0
1901 21 21 0
1902 26 26 0
1903 47 47 0
1904 37 37 0
1905 34 34 0
1906 57 57 0
1907 44 44 0
1908 43 43 0
1909 69 69 0
1910 65 65 0
1911 71 71 0
1912 125 125 0
1913 155 155 0
1914 227 227 0
1915 209 209 0
1916 246 246 0
1917 266 266 0
1918 275 275 0
1919 285 285 0
1920 302 302 0
1921 331 331 0
1922 305 305 0
1923 310 310 0
1924 315 315 0
1925 300 300 0
1926 293 293 0
1927 266 266 0
1928 238 238 0
1929 209 209 0
1930 187 187 0
1931 164 164 0
1932 163 163 0
1933 139 139 0
1934 175 175 0
1935 124 124 0
1936 113 113 0
1937 165 165 0
1938 186 186 0
1939 211 211 0
1940 185 185 0
1941 225 225 0
1942 278 278 0
1943 218 218 0
1944 197 197 0
1945 174 174 0
1946 270 270 0
1947 250 250 0
1948 244 244 0
1949 256 256 0
1950 248 248 0
1951 223 223 0
1952 194 194 0
1953 226 226 0
1954 207 207 0
1955 185 185 0
1956 150 150 0
1957 179 179 0
1958 177 177 0
1959 172 172 0
1960 141 141 0
1961 160 160 0
1962 121 121 0
1963 114 114 0
1964 125 125 0
1965 115 115 0
1966 92 92 0
1967 86 86 0
1968 90 90 0
1969 95 95 0
1970 94 94 0
1971 69 69 0
1972 97 97 0
1973 75 75 0
1974 89 89 0
1975 83 83 0
1976 82 82 0
1977 82 82 0
1978 98 98 0
1979 101 101 0
1980 84 84 0
1981 70 70 0
1982 87 87 0
1983 64 64 0
1984 51 51 0
1985 65 65 0
1986 197 197 0
1987 181 181 0
1988 170 170 0
1989 237 237 0
1990 284 284 0
1991 351 351 0
1992 404 404 0
1993 474 474 0
1994 562 562 0
1995 716 716 0
1996 865 865 0
1997 1,160 1,160 0
1998 1,928 1,928 0
1999 1,896 1,896 0
2000 2,684 2,684 0
2001 2,844 2,844 0
2002 2,857 2,851 6
2003 2,984 2,984 0
2004 3,017 3,003 14
2005 3,027 3,019 8
2006 2,948 2,948 0
2007 3,214 3,214 0
2008 4,568 4,563 5 #64 girl name
2009 4,495 4,495 0 #59 girl name
2010 3,618 3,618 0 #76 girl name
2011 3,602 3,602 0 #79 girl name
2012 3,793 3,793 0 #67 girl name
2013 3,930 3,930 0 #68 girl name
2014 4,305 4,305 0 #60 girl name
2015 4,478 4,478 0 #59 girl name
2016 4,213 4,208 5 #62 girl name

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Popularity of Madelyn as a first name

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Common last names for Madelyn

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Jones
  • Roberts
  • Thompson
  • Moore
  • Phillips
  • White
  • Hall
  • Taylor

Fun Facts about the name Madelyn

  • How Popular is the name Madelyn? Madelyn is the 720th most popular name of all time. In 2016 Madelyn was the 62nd most popular name.
  • How many people with the first name Madelyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 83,683 babies born with the first name Madelyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Madelyn to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Madelyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Madelyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Madelyn is Thursday, June 22nd, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Madelyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Madelyn was in 2008 with a total of 4,563 babies. That's a lot of babies named Madelyn!
  • Random Madelyn Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Madelyn ranks 96th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 10 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Madelyn: Your name in reverse order is Nyledam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anlemdy. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.