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What does Madaleine mean?

Madaleine Pronunciation of Madaleine [madaleine] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Madaleine is "woman from Magdala". Madaleine is an alternate form of Madeline (Hebrew): version of Madeleine.


Madaleine has 13 variants: Madalene, Madalyn, Madalynn, Madelaine, Madelayne, Madeleine, Madelene, Madelon, Madelyn, Madelyne, Madelynn, Madelynne and Madilyn.

15 more alternative forms via Madeline: Madalaina, Madalena, Madelena, Madelina, Madlen, Madlin, Magdalen, Magdalena, Magdalene, Magdalina, Magdaline, Magdalini, Magdeleine, Marlene and Marline.

Creative forms:
(female) Madaleina, Madaleinie, ..

(male) Madaleile, Madaleini, ..

Middle name pairings:
Madaleine Skylar (M.S.), ..

How popular is Madaleine?

Madaleine is an unusual given name for women. Madaleine is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Madaleine (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Madelyn (#59 in 2015), Madeline (#90), Madeleine (#301), Madilyn (#315), Madelynn (#415), Madalyn (#570), Madalynn (#685), Magdalena (#1103), Marlene (#1174), Magdalene (#1807), Marline, Magdaline, Madelyne, Madelaine, Madelene, Madelon, Madalene and Magdalen. Adoption of these relations of Madaleine was at its apex in 2008 (median #1192) and is almost as widespread today (#1251, 21%). Madeline has historically been popular among parents, although Madalynn seems to be gaining favor too, while versions such as Marlene have become less popular. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madalene, Madalyn, Madalynn, Madelaine, Madeleine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madelene, Madeline, Madelon, Madelyn, Madelyne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madelynn, Madilyn, Magdalen, Magdalena, Magdalene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Magdaline, Marlene, Marline in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Madeleine, Madeline, Madelyn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adalene, Adaline, Caraline, Cataline, Karaline, Laralaine, Maddelena, Madlyn, Magalie, Magdeline, Mahalee, Mandalin (see Mandoline), Mandaline, Mandoline, Maralin, Maralina, Maraline, Marilene, Marleene, Marleina, Marlenne, Maylene, Mazarine, Natalene, Nataline, Raleine and Rayleine (see Raina). These names tend to be more frequently used than Madaleine.

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