Madeline

Madeline - A unique female name



  May 30,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Madeline, meaning high tower or woman from Magdala, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #151. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Madeline and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Madeline? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Madeline. The baby girl name Madeline was given to 3,129 baby girls in 2012, ranking #96 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 452 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Madeline peaked in popularity 19 years ago in 1998 on position 50.



Famous with this name

Madeline Carroll
Madeline Kahn
Madeline Zima


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Rating: 4/5 (6 people)


Madeline is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Madeline is currently topping the baby name charts in Connecticut at position #41 - and is the least popular in Hawaii at position #208.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Madeline is where you live.


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Madeline origin and meaning

Madeline is a 8 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means high tower or woman from Magdala. To see famous people named Madeline, pop culture references for the name Madeline and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Madeline

We've found the following names that sound similar to Madeline, sorted by popularity.

Madelyn / Madeleine / Madalyn / Madilyn / Madelynn / Madalynn / Madilynn / Madaline / Madelin / Madelyne /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201296
201185
201077
200964
200856
200761
200671
200570
200463
200360
200255
200156
200056
199970
199850
199759
199667
199579
199492
1993128
1992138
1991151
1990196
1989236
1988273
1987286
1986287
1985530
1984629
1983705
1982679
1981697
1980737
1979732
1978703
1977680
1976622
1975604
1974594
1973529
1972597
1971585
1970550
1969511
1968514
1967471
1966460
1965448
1964431
1963434
1962399
1961418
1960405
1959388
1958384
1957417
1956373
1955349
1954360
1953333
1952323
1951290
1950282
1949254
1948246
1947243
1946236
1945237
1944219
1943194
1942178
1941199
1940206
1939201
1938208
1937223
1936227
1935238
1934221
1933210
1932203
1931200
1930173
1929172
1928167
1927162
1926164
1925156
1924150
1923143
1922143
1921139
1920138
1919138
1918136
1917127
1916130
1915121
1914115
1913116
1912123
1911135
1910151

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Connecticut41
New Hampshire50
Illinois60
Minnesota60
Massachusetts62
Wisconsin65
Delaware70
Ohio73
Virginia73
Rhode Island74
New York75
District of Columbia77
Washington77
Maryland79
Alaska80
Kentucky84
Pennsylvania85
Maine86
New Jersey92
North Carolina93
Colorado97
Iowa99
Louisiana101
Oklahoma101
New Mexico104
Missouri104
Nevada106
Michigan106
South Carolina107
California108
Utah108
South Dakota110
Indiana111
Alabama111
Nebraska111
Kansas114
Georgia116
Texas117
Tennessee119
Arizona124
Oregon125
Arkansas127
Florida131
Mississippi141
Idaho150
West Virginia166
Montana193
Hawaii208

Even more about Madeline


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Madeline a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Madeline?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1998
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Madeline
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 452
Letter count 8
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +3,129

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