Madeline Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Madeline:
French cognate of Magdalene (of Magdala, a town on the coast of the Sea of Galilee). Var: Madeline, Madelyn. Pet: Maddi, Maddie, Maddy.
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Origin of Madeline: English variation of MAGDALEN
Meaning of Madeline: "high tower"
Madeline's Popularity in 2009: #64
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My full name is Madeline and I personally love it! It’s not common down here in the south so I’m unique!
Madeline started to become popular a few years ago when Madison was the big rage. There were so many Madisons that it was getting just like Jennifer, everybody was naming their daughters Madison, and people were getting tired of Madison, but wanted a similar name, so a lot of people switched to Madeline. Now Madeline is very popular.
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Made (pronounce in Spanish)
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English form of a title meaning "of Magdala", Magdala being a village on the Sea of Galilee whose name meant "tower" in Hebrew.
- Famous real-life people named Madeline: | Edit
Madeline Carroll - American actress
Madeline Rose Zima - American actress
Madeline roax- american author
Madeline Kahn - American actress (1942-1999)
Madeline L'Engle - American author of the Newberry Award Winning book "A Wrinkle in Time" and other works
Madeline Leigh DeMarcus (b. 2010), daughter of American bassist, vocalist, pianist, record producer, and songwriter Jay DeMarcus
- Madeline in song, story & screen: | Edit
Madeline story books by Ludwig Bemelman. So sweet! For more info go to www.madeline.com.
"Madeline", song by Hanson
Madeline the movie
Madeline, a character in La Femme Nikita