Meaning and Name Origin
Madaleine \m(a)-dalei-ne, mad(a)-leine\ as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Madaleine is "woman from Magdala". Madaleine is a form of Madeline (Hebrew): variant of Madeleine, which is the French version. Uncommon as a given name.
Madaleine has 49 more alternative forms via Madeline: Dalanna, Dalenna, Lena▲, Lina▼, Lynn▼, Mada, Madalaina, Madalena, Maddelena, Maddie, Maddy, Madel, Madelena, Madelina, Madella, Madelle, Madena, Madge▼, Madina, Madlen, Madlin, Madlyn, Mady, Madzia, Magda, Magdala, Magdalen▼, Magdalena▼, Magdalene▼, Magdalina, Magdaline, Magdalini, Magdeleine, Magdelina, Magdolna, Maidel, Maighdlin, Mala, Malena, Malina, Marleah, Marleen, Marlen, Marlena▼, Marlene▼, Marline, Marlyne, Maud▼ and Maude▼.
Madaleine is an unusual given name for women. Madaleine is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Madaleine and corresponding names. Popular varying forms of Madaleine (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 are Madelyn (#59 in 2014), Madeline (#89), Lena (#279), Madeleine (#283), Madilyn (#303), Madelynn (#439), Madalyn (#518), Madalynn (#649), Lina (#767), Magdalena (#976), Marlene, Maud, Marlena, Maude, Madge, Lynn, Magdalen, Magdalene and Marlen. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex during 1900-1909 and is somewhat lower today, with forms like Marlene, Magdalene, Marlena, Maude and Magdalen falling out of style. The more fashionable baby names in this compilation are Lena (#279), Madeleine (#283), Madelyn (#59), Madilyn (#303) and Madeline (#89), with Lena, Madeleine, Madeline and Madelyn having a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)