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What does Madelyn mean?

Madelyn Pronunciation of Madelyn as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Madelyn means "woman from Magdala". Madelyn is an alternate spelling of Madeline (Hebrew): variant spelling of Madeleine.



VARIANTS Madilyn, Madelynne, Madelynn, Madelyne, Madelon, Madelene, Madeleine, Madelayne, Madelaine, Madalynn, Madalyn, Madalene, Madaleine

RELATIONS VIA MADELINE Madalena, Maddelena, Maddy, Madel, Madelena, Madelina, Madella, Madelle, Madena, Madlen, Madlin, Madlyn, Mady, Magdalen, Magdelina, Maidel, Marlen, Marlyne



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How popular is Madelyn?

Madelyn is a very prominent first name for women (#894 out of 4276, Top 21%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Madelyn entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #59 in the U.S. in 2015, and is at #72 presently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madelyn name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Madelyn (#72 VIA LATEST LIST) ranked in the Top 2000 are Madeline (#100), Madilyn (#328), Madeleine (#376), Madelynn (#487), Madalyn (#731), Madalynn (#911), Madalene, Madelaine, Madelene, Madelon, Madelyne, Madlyn, Magdalen and Marlen. These forms of Madelyn were popular as birth names a decade ago (AVERAGE #1141) and are somewhat less popular today (#1267, 26.1% LESS USAGE), with the version Marlen going out of style. Madilyn, Madelynn and Madelyn are three of the more trendy girl names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madelyn, Madalene, Madalyn, Madalynn, Madelaine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madeleine, Madelene, Madeline, Madelon, Madelyne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madelynn, Madilyn, Madlyn, Magdalen, Marlen in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Adelyn, Caelyn, Catelyn, Daelyn, Jacelyn, Jadeyn, Jaelyn, Kaelyn, Karelyn, Katelyn, Kayelyn, Madisyn, Maelynn, Mandalyn, Mandelin, Mandellyn (see Mandoline), Mandolyn, Maralyn, Marcelyn, Marelyn, Marilyn, Marlyn, Marvelyn, Marylyn, Pamelyn and Raelyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Madelyn.

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