Meaning and name origin
Madelyn \m(a)-del-yn, mad(e)-lyn\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Madelyn is "woman from Magdala". Madelyn is a variant of Madeline (Hebrew): variant of Madeleine, which is the French version.
Madelyn is a very popular first name for females (#894 out of 4276, Top 21%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Madelyn for girls. Madelyn reached its highest rank of #59 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Madelyn and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Madelyn (#59), Madeline (#89), Madeleine (#283), Madilyn (#303), Madelynn (#439), Madalyn (#518), Madalynn (#649) and Madelaine. (2014 statistics).