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What does Maddie mean?

Maddie Pronunciation of 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).

Associated with: old english, young.


Maddie has 6 variants: Mada, Maddy, Mady, Maidie, Mayda and Maydey.

14 more different relations via Madeline, Maida: Madel, Madelle, Madena, Madge, Madina, Madlen, Madlin, Madlyn, Madzia, Magda, Maidel, Marline, Maud and Maude.

Creative forms:
(female) Mardie, Meedie, ..

(male) Maddad, Madnir, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maddie Lucy (M.L.), ..

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maddie name in U.S.

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

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maddie, Mada, Madeline, Madge, Madlyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Magda, Maida, Maidie, Marline, Maud, Maude in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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