What does Maddie mean?
Maddie [mad-die] as a name for girls is of Hebrew and Old English derivation, and the name Maddie means "woman from Magdala; maiden; young, unmarried woman". Maddie is an alternate form of Madeline (Hebrew): transcription of Madeleine. Maddie is also a derivative of Maida (Old English).
(female) Mardie, Meedie, ..
(male) Maddad, Madnir, .. Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Maddie?
Maddie is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#4223 out of 4276, Top 99%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#81414 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Maddie entered the list in 2000 and reached its peak position of #1058 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Maddie (#1058 in recent rankings) are Madeline (#90 in recent rankings), Marline, Maud, Maude, Maidie, Magda, Madge, Madlyn, Mada and Maida. These forms of Maddie were at the height of their popularity during 1880-1889 (average #1160) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1740, ▼72%), with forms such as Madge becoming somewhat outmoded.
Maddie is pronounced similarly to Maudie▼, Medeia, Media and Medie. Other suggested similar names are Addie▼, Biddie, Cadie, Caidie, Candie, Eadie, Eddie▼, Gardie, Heddie, Kadie, Kandie, Macie▲, Maggie▼, Maisie▲, Maizie, Malfie, Malkie, Mallie▼, Malvie, Mamie▼, Mandee, Mandi▼, Mandie, Marcie▼, Margie▼, Marie▼, Marjie, Markie, Marlie, Marnie, Martie, Mathia, Matti, Mattia, Mattie▼, Maurie, Maxie, Mayde, Maymie, Mazie▼, Meade, Mindie, Nadie, Neddie, Randie, Roddie, Sadie▲, Saidie, Sandie, Saydie, Taddie, Tandie, Teddie, Thaddie (see Thaddea), Wandie, Zadie and Zandie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maddie.See names in meaning and etymology.