Madelyn Name Meaning & Origin

Madelyn

Pronunciation: MA-də-lin (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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Nicknames for Madelyn

Maddy, Maddie, Mad, Addie, Lyn, Mads

Meanings and history of the name Madelyn

A variant of Madeline.

Famous real-life people named Madelyn

Madelyn Gosselin, American reality TV participant (Jon and Kate Plus 8.)
Madelyn Deutch, the daughter of the actress Lea Thompson.
Madelyn Dunham, American maternal grandmother of President Obama.
Madalyn Murray O'Hair, American atheist activist.

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