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What does Maidel mean?

Maidel Pronunciation of Maidel [maid-el] as a name for girls has its roots in Hebrew and Old English, and the meaning of Maidel is "woman from Magdala; maiden; young, unmarried woman". Maidel is an alternate form of Madeline (Hebrew): form of Madeleine. Maidel is also a variant of Maida (Old English).

Associated with: old english, young.


Maidel has 2 variants: Madel and Madelle.

19 more related forms via Madeline, Maida: Mada, Maddie, Maddy, Madella, Madelon, Madelyn, Madena, Madge, Madlen, Mady, Magda, Magdala, Maidie, Marlen, Maud, Maude, Mayda, Maydena and Maydey.

Creative forms:
(female) Meadel, ..

(male) Maide, Maider, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maidel Thea (M.T.), ..

How popular is Maidel?

Maidel is an uncommon given name for women. Maidel is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Maidel (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Mada, Maddie (#1058 the previous year), Madeline (#90), Madelon, Madelyn (#59), Madge, Magda, Maida, Maidie, Marlen, Maud and Maude. Adoption of these forms of Maidel reached its most widespread during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.9%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.6%, 34% less). Madeline has been the recurring favorite, though Madelyn is now more frequently used, while forms like Madge are now less popular. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mada, Maddie, Madeline, Madelon, Madelyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madge, Magda, Maida, Maidie, Marlen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maud, Maude in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Madeline, Madelyn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Haidee, Jaide, Jaidee, Jaiden, Kaidee, Laidey, Mabel, Maicey, Maime, Maire, Maisee, Maisey, Mandee, Maribel, Maricel, Maridel, Mariel, Marivel, Marvel, Maybel, Mayde, Meridel, Raizel, Saidee and Saidey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maidel.

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