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What does Madalyn mean?

Madalyn \m(a)-dal-yn, mad(a)-lyn\ as a girls' name. Madalyn's root is Hebrew, and Madalyn means "woman from Magdala". Madalyn is a derivative of Madeline (Hebrew): variant of Madeleine.


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

Madalyn 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.


Madalyn is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2177 out of 4276, Top 51%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Madalyn for girls. Madalyn was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its peak rank of #292 in the U.S. in the year 2008, and is currently at #518. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Madalyn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Madalyn outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Madalyn and related names. Popular alternative forms of Madalyn (#518 in 2014) are Lena (#279 in 2014), Lina (#767), Lynn, Madalynn (#649), Madeleine (#283), Madeline (#89), Madelyn (#59), Madelynn (#439), Madge, Madilyn (#303), Magdalen, Magdalena (#976), Magdalene, Marlen, Marlena, Marlene, Maud and Maude. Adoption of these girl names was at its peak during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.3744%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2967%, down 20.7%), with versions like Magdalen, Magdalene, Marlena, Marlene and Maude falling out of fashion. The most trendy names for newborns among these are Lena (#279), Madeleine (#283), Madeline (#89), Madelyn (#59) and Madilyn (#303), with Lena, Madeleine, Madeline and Madelyn going through a rebound in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lena, Lina, Lynn, Madalyn, Madalynn, Madeleine, Madeline, Madelyn, Madelynn, Madge in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Madilyn, Magdalen, Magdalena, Magdalene, Marlen, Marlena, Marlene, Maud, Maude in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Mandalyn and Maralyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Madalyn.