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Gender: F Meaning of Madeleine: "woman from Magdala or high tower" Origin of Madeleine: French variation of Magdalen Madeleine's Popularity in 2015: #301

Madeleine is the French spelling preferred by parents who like to put the proper point on things, though the one used by the little girl who lives in the old house in Paris all covered in vines is Madeline.

Famous People Named Madeleine

Madeleine M. Stowe, American actress
Madeleine Albright (born Marie Jana Korbel), American politician
Madeleine L'Engle, American children's novelist
Madeleine Peyroux, American jazz singer
Madeleine Therese Amelie Josephine, Princess of Sweden
Madeleine Polland, Irish novelist
(Edith) Madeleine Carroll, English actress
Madeleine Mary Zeien Bordallo, U.S. Delegate from Guam
Madeleine de Scudéry, French novelist
Madeleine May Kunin, American politician, 77th governor of Vermont
Madeleine (Talmage Force) Astor, Titanic survivor and widow of American millionaire John Jacob Astor IV
Madeleine Béjart, French actress and director
Madeleine de Roybon d'Allonne, early settler in New France, Canada
Madeleine d'Arsant de Puisieux, French feminist author
Madeleine Vionnet, French fashion designer who invented the bias cut
Madeleine Colbert, daughter of comedian Stephen Colbert
Madeleine Mantock, English actress known for appearing in American TV series The Tomorrow People
Madeleine Grace "Maddy" McGraw, American child actress

Pop Culture References for the name Madeleine

Madeleine Cahill, character in "39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers"
Madeleine Forestier, character in "Bel Ami" by Guy de Maupassant
Madeleine "Maddy" Osborne, character in Australian soap "Home And Away"
Madeleine Smith, main character in 1950 movie "Madeleine"
Madeleine Elster, character in Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo"
"Madeleine: One of Love's Jansenists," novel by Hope Mirrlees
Madeleine Gotto, character on animated series "Mona the Vampire"
Madeleine Hanna, main character in "The Marriage Plot" by Jeffrey Eugenides
"Madeleine", song by the Backstreet Boys
"Madeleine," operetta by Victor Herbert
Madeleine, a small French sponge cake
Madeleine, character in Richard Strauss' opera "Capriccio"
Madeleine "Maddie" Masterson, one of the children from the "School of Fear" trilogy by Gitty Daneshvari
Madeleine Tully, main character in "The Colours of Madeleine" trilogy by Jaclyn Moriarty
Madeleine, song by the band Blossoms
Madeleine Spencer, character on TV's Psych