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

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Origin and Meaning of Mads

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  • According to a user from Norway, the name Mads is of Unknown origin and means "Gift of God".
Other origins: Dutch

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Notable Persons Named Mads

Mads Mikkelsen is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1996. Mads was given the name Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen on November 22nd, 1965 in Østerbro.


Mads was born on October 11th, 1987.


Mads Timm is a soccer player for the Odense Boldklub, Manchester United F.C., Viking FK, Lyn Fotball, Walsall F.C., and Lyngby Boldklub. Mads was born on October 31st, 1984 in Odense, Denmark.


Mads Langer is a pop music and rock music singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He plays Guitar, Piano, Keyboard instrument, Mellotron, and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 2005. Mads was born in 1984 in Skive, Denmark.


Mads was born on June 2nd, 1947.


Mads Beierholm is a soccer player for the Vejle Boldklub, SønderjyskE Fodbold, Fylkir, Denmark national under-17 football team, and Denmark national under-19 football team. Mads was born on November 15th, 1984 in Denmark.


Common last names for Mads

  • Madsen
  • Nielsen
  • Christensen
  • Larsen
  • Jensen

Fun Facts about the name Mads

  • How Popular is the name Mads? Mads is the 46,025th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Mads have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 54 babies born with the first name Mads in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mads? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2011 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mads first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mads is Wednesday, August 3rd, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Mads born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mads was in 2017 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Mads: Your name in reverse order is Sdam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sadm. How do you pronounce that?

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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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