Madison - A popular female name
Madison, meaning son of Maud, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1984 on position #3128. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Madison and more.
With that position 1 in 125 baby girls were given this name - making this a popular female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Madison peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2001 on position 2.
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Madison is currently topping the charts in...Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Madison is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #2 - and is the least popular in South Dakota at position #39.
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 Madison is where you live.
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Madison origin and meaningMadison is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means son of Maud. To see famous people named Madison, pop culture references for the name Madison and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.
Similar to Madison
We've found the following names that sound similar to Madison, sorted by popularity.Maddison / Madisyn / Madyson / Madisen / Madysen / Mattison / Madisson / Maddisyn / Maddyson / Madigan /
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.
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Even more about Madison
These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.