What does Madonna mean?
Madonna \m(a)-donna, mad(on)-na\ as a girls' name is pronounced ma-DAH-nah. It is of Italian origin, and the meaning of Madonna is "my lady". A form of respectful address, like the French "madame". Also used by Catholics to signify the Virgin Mary, or a work of art depicting her as a mother. Made familiar in modern times by singer/actress Madonna. See also Mona and Donna.
Madonna▼ has 1 variant: Madona.
Madonna▼ has 31 more related variations via Donna, Mona: Dahna, Dahnya, Dona▼, Donalie, Donella, Donelle, Donetta, Donia, Donica, Donielle, Donisha, Donita▼, Donnalee, Donnalyn, Donnamarie, Donnell, Donnella, Donnelle, Donni, Donnica, Donnie▼, Donnisse, Donny, Donya, Ladonna▼, Moina, Monah, Monalisa, Monalissa, Monna and Moyna.
Madonna is a very popular first name for females (#1176 out of 4276, Top 27%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#16074 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Madonna for girls. Madonna entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its apex position of #637 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Madonna and related names. Popular varying forms of Madonna are Mona, Ladonna, Donnie, Donita, Donna and Dona. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.5004%) and is now much less, with forms like Donna, Dona, Donita, Donnie and Mona becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)