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pinWhat does Madelyn mean?

Madelyn /made-lyn/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Madelyn means "woman from Magdala". Madelyn is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -yn, of Madeline (Hebrew): form of Madeleine.


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

Madelyn has 49 more relations 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.

Kreatif forms: Maydelyn, Midelyn, Mudelyn. [more]

pinHow popular is Madelyn?

Madelyn is a very prominent first name for women (#894 out of 4276, Top 21%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Madelyn for girls. Madelyn entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #59 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Madelyn and related names. Popular related forms of Madelyn (#59 a year ago) ranked in the Top 1000 are Madeline (#89 a year ago), Lena (#279), Madeleine (#283), Madilyn (#303), Madelynn (#439), Madalyn (#518), Madalynn (#649), Lina (#767), Magdalena (#976), Marlene, Maud, Marlena, Maude, Madge, Lynn, Magdalen, Magdalene and Marlen. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.3744%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2967%, 20.7% less), with versions such as Marlene, Lynn, Magdalen, Madge and Magdalene falling out of style. The more fashionable girl names here are Lena (#279), Madeleine (#283), Madelyn (#59), Madilyn (#303) and Madeline (#89), with Lena, Madeleine, Madeline and Madelyn having a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Madelyn, Lena, Lina, Lynn, Madalyn in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Madalynn, Madeleine, Madeline, Madelynn, Madge in U.S.

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marlena, Marlene, Maud, Maude in U.S.

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

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A suggested similar baby name is Marelyn. This name tends to be less commonly used than Madelyn.