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. A popular choice for a given name.
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)
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 1900-1909 and is somewhat lower today, 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)