Meaning and Name Origin
For more on this name, see also the related 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.
Madge is a very popular first name for women (#855 out of 4276, Top 20%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#81687 out of 88799, Top 92%). (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. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1930-1939 and have become significantly less popular since, 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.