Meaning and Name Origin
Madlin \m(a)-dlin, mad-lin\ as a girls' name. Madlin's name origin is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Madlin is "woman from Magdala". Madlin is a form of Madeline (Hebrew): variant of Madeleine, which is the French version. Rarely used as a name for baby girls.
Madlin has 42 more related variations via Madeline: Mada, Madalaina, Madaleine, Madalena, Madalene, Madalyn▲, Madalynn▲, Maddie, Maddy, Madel, Madelaine, Madeleine▲, Madelena, Madelene, Madelina, Madella, Madelle, Madelon, Madelyn▲, Madelyne, Madelynn▲, Madena, Madge▼, Madilyn▲, Madina, Madlen, Mady, Madzia, Magdalen▼, Magdalina, Magdaline, Magdalini, Magdelina, Mala, Malena, Malina, Marleen, Marlen, Marlena▼, Marlene▼, Marline and Marlyne.
Madlin is an unusual first name for females. Madlin is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Madlin and associated names. Prominent alternative forms of Madlin (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Madalyn (#518 a year ago), Madalynn (#649), Madeleine (#283), Madeline (#89), Madelyn (#59), Madelynn (#439), Madge, Madilyn (#303), Magdalen, Marlen, Marlena and Marlene. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in the year 2008 and are somewhat less popular today, with the versions Madge, Magdalen, Marlena and Marlene becoming less trendy. The most fashionable baby names in this compilation are Madeleine (#283), Madeline (#89), Madelyn (#59), Madelynn (#439) and Madilyn (#303), with Madeleine, Madeline and Madelyn undergoing a rebound in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Marlin. This name tends to be more commonly used than Madlin.