What does Madelyn mean?
Madelyn [made-lyn] 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 18 more relations via Madeline: Madalena, Maddelena, Maddy, Madel, Madelena, Madelina, Madella, Madelle, Madena, Madlen, Madlin, Madlyn, Mady, Magdalen, Magdelina, Maidel, Marlen and Marlyne.Creative forms:
(female) Maydelyn, Modelyn, ..
(male) Madedon, Madelo, .. Middle name pairings:
Madelyn Hudson (M.H.), ..
How 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 history of Madelyn for girls. Madelyn entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #59 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Displayed below is a study of the statistics of Madelyn and related names. Popular related forms of Madelyn (#59 via latest list) ranked in the Top 2000 are Madeline (#90 via latest list), Madeleine (#301), Madilyn (#315), Madelynn (#415), Madalyn (#570), Madalynn (#685), Magdalen, Marlen, Madlyn, Madelon, Madelaine, Madelene, Madalene and Madelyne. These forms of Madelyn were popular as birth names a decade ago (average #1141) and are almost as popular today (#1229, 21% less usage). The more fashionable girl names here are Madelyn, Madeleine, Madilyn, Madelynn and Madalynn.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Adelyn▲, Caelyn, Catelyn, Daelyn, Jacelyn, Jadeyn, Jaelyn, Kaelyn, Karelyn, Katelyn▼, Kayelyn, Madisyn▲, Maelynn, Mandalyn, Mandelin, Mandellyn (see Mandoline), Mandolyn, Maralyn, Marcelyn, Marelyn, Marilyn▼, Marlyn▼, Marvelyn, Marylyn, Pamelyn and Raelyn▲. These names tend to be less commonly used than Madelyn.See names in meaning and etymology.