What does Madge mean?
Madge /mad-ge/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name. Short form of Margaret (Greek) "pearl".
Affiliated girl name: Madeline.
Madge▼ has 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.Kreatif forms: Madse, Maige, Meege. [more]
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. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Madge for girls. Madge reached its highest rank of #252 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Madge and related names. Prominent alternative forms of Madge listed in the Top 1000 are Madeline (#89 a year ago), Maggie (#239), Maisie (#658), Maisy, Margaret (#169), Marge, Margery, Margie, Margit, Margo, Margot (#749), Margret, Margy and Meg. Variants like Maggi are seldom used. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.3867%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.2064%, ▼46.6%), with forms like Marge, Margery, Margie, Margo and Margret falling out of fashion. Madeline (#89), Maggie (#239) and Maisie (#658) are three of the more fashionable names for newborns in this compilation, with Madeline and Maggie undergoing a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Madge▼ is alike in pronunciation to Midge. This name tends to be less commonly used than Madge.