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What does Madge mean?

Madge Pronunciation of Madge [madge] as a girls' name. Short form of Margaret (Greek) "pearl".

Affiliated girl name: Madeline.

Associated with: greek.


34 related forms via Margaret: Mag, Maggi, Maggie, Maggy, Maiga, Maisie, Maisy, Marg, Marga, Marge, Marged, Margeen, Margery, Marget, Margey, Margie, Margies, Margit, Margize, Margo, Margot, Margred, Margret, Margy, Marit, Marjey, Marji, Marjie, Markie, Meg, Meggi, Meggie, Meggy and Mette.

Creative forms:
(female) Madme, Mege, ..

(male) Madged, Madle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Madge Janice (M.J.), ..

How popular is Madge?

Madge is a very popular first name for women (#855 out of 4276, Top 20%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#69636 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Madge reached its highest rank of #246 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Madge listed in the Top 2000 are Madeline (#90 via latest list), Maggie (#241), Maisie (#624), Maisy (#1144), Margaret (#154), Marge, Margery, Marget, Margie, Margo (#1279), Margot (#593), Margret, Margy, Marjie, Markie and Meg. Other variants, like Maiga, are seldom used. These relations of Madge were popular with parents in the 1890s (median #1184) and have become significantly less common since (#1419, 89%). Margaret has been the overall favorite, although Margot seems to be getting popular too, while versions such as Madge are now less common.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madge, Madeline, Maggie, Maisie, Maisy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margaret, Marge, Margery, Marget, Margie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margo, Margot, Margret, Margy, Marjie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Markie, Meg in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Madeline, Maisie, Maisy, Margaret outside U.S.

Similar Names

Madge is alike in pronunciation to Maj and Midge. Other recommended names are Mable, Macee, Macie, Mada, Maddie, Maddy, Madel, Madlen, Madra, Mady, Mae, Maeve, Maggey, Maidie, Maime, Maire, Malke, Mame, Mamie, Mandee, Mandie, Mare, Maree, Margi, Marie, Marje, Marne, Marte, Marve, Maude, Maudie, Maure, Mauve, Mave, Maxie, Mayde, Maye, Mayme, Mazie, Meade, Medie, Nadege, Page, Paige, Payge, Sage, Saige and Sayge. These names tend to be less commonly used than Madge.

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