Madeline Name Meaning & Origin

Madeline

Pronunciation: MA-də-lin, MA-də-liyn (key)

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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Comments and insights on the name Madeline: | Edit

Gender: F
Origin of Madeline: English variation of MAGDALEN
Meaning of Madeline: "high tower"

Madeline's Popularity in 2009: #64

Personal experiences with the name Madeline: | Edit

My full name is Madeline and I personally love it! It’s not common down here in the south so I’m unique!

Nicknames for Madeline: | Edit

Madd
Madz
Maddie
Maddy
Madds
Made (pronounce in Spanish)
Madi
Maddi
Lynn
Lena
Lina
Mada
Deline
Madster
Maddy
Linne
Madders

Meanings and history of the name Madeline: | Edit

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

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