Madelyn

Madelyn - A unique female name



  Mar 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Madelyn, meaning woman from Magdala or high tower, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #554. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Madelyn and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Madelyn? 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 Madelyn. The baby girl name Madelyn was given to 3,760 baby girls in 2012, ranking #67 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 376 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Madelyn peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2009 on position 59.



Famous with this name

Madelyn Deutch
Madelyn Copeland
Madelyn Buzzard


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Madelyn is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Madelyn is currently topping the baby name charts in Wisconsin at position #34 - and is the least popular in New Mexico at position #335.

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 Madelyn is where you live.


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Madelyn origin and meaning

Madelyn is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means woman from Magdala or high tower. To see famous people named Madelyn, pop culture references for the name Madelyn and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Madelyn

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

Madeline / 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
201267
201179
201076
200959
200864
2007104
2006113
2005106
2004111
2003115
2002119
2001120
2000126
1999165
1998162
1997253
1996320
1995365
1994451
1993504
1992568
1991629
1990732
1989827
1988979
1987952
1986817
19851961
19841795
19831622
19821292
19811551
19801398
19791250
19781135
19771233
19761137
19751191
19741075
19731294
19721073
19711287
19701233
19691144
19681075
1967984
19661059
1965985
1964947
1963978
1962957
1961870
1960883
1959773
1958715
1957729
1956835
1955706
1954641
1953595
1952678
1951579
1950519
1949502
1948528
1947529
1946491
1945588
1944522
1943530
1942461
1941474
1940525
1939478
1938501
1937549
1936680
1935609
1934498
1933611
1932567
1931531
1930515
1929460
1928455
1927441
1926400
1925416
1924406
1923388
1922377
1921377
1920394
1919388
1918398
1917393
1916408
1915435
1914357
1913396
1912469
1911489
1910554

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Wisconsin34
Rhode Island37
Alabama41
Minnesota44
Delaware45
Massachusetts46
Ohio46
South Dakota46
Pennsylvania49
Idaho49
Illinois50
Indiana51
Tennessee53
New Hampshire53
Maryland54
Kentucky55
Mississippi56
Nebraska59
Alaska60
Virginia64
Missouri67
Michigan68
Oklahoma69
Maine69
North Carolina72
New Jersey75
Texas76
Arkansas78
Louisiana78
Vermont81
Georgia85
Iowa85
South Carolina87
Connecticut88
Kansas88
Florida89
Montana90
Wyoming91
Hawaii92
New York94
Colorado95
West Virginia98
Utah102
North Dakota105
Washington105
Oregon111
Arizona113
California126
Nevada142
New Mexico335

Even more about Madelyn


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 Madelyn 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 Madelyn?

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
2009
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Madelyn
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 376
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +3,760

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