Madeline

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Gender: F Meaning of Madeline: "high tower or woman from Magdala" Origin of Madeline: English variation of Magdalen Madeline's Popularity in 2015: #90

This lovely name with a soft and delicate image is an old-fashioned favorite that returned to favor in the 1990's, combining a classic pedigree with a cute nickname option: Maddy.

Madeline has been found frequently in literature, from the poems of Keats and Tennyson to Dickens' Nicholas Nickleby to the charming and much loved children's books of Ludwig Bemelmans starring the sprightly French schoolgirl.

The name can be found in several spellings, including the French Madeleine and the non-classic Madelyn and Madalyn.

Never off the Social Security list, Madeline entered the Top 100 in 1994, peaking at Number 50 in 1998.

Famous People Named Madeline

Madeline Gail Kahn, American actress
(Marissa) Madeline Carroll, American actress
Madeline Juno, German singer-songwriter
Madeline Elizabeth Duggan, English actress
Madeline Brewer, American actress
Madeline Manning, American Olympic runner
Madeline "Maya" Dirado, American swimmer
Madeline Lee Gilford, American actress
Madeline Harper, pen name of American novelists Madeline Porter and Shannon Harper
Madeline Fairbanks, American silent film actress; twin sister Marion Fairbanks
Madeline Bell, American R&B singer
Madeline Zima, American actress
Madeline Mulqueen, Irish model and actress
Madeline Merlo, Canadian country music singer
Madeline Cowe, Miss World Australia 2016
Madeline Helen Arakawa Gins, American artist
Madeline Mitchell Gwin, Miss Alabama USA 2011
Madeline Hartog-Bel, Peruvian model; 1967 Miss World
Madeline O'Reilly, daughter of TV commentator Bill O'Reilly
Madeline Smith (b. 1990), daughter of actors Cotter Smith and Mel Harris
Madeline Beaver (b. 2001), daughter of actors Cecily Adams and Jim Beaver
Madeline Leigh DeMarcus (b. 2010), daughter of Jay singer DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts and Allison Alderson
Madeline Robbie Schneider (b. 2016), daughter of actor Rob Schneider
Sunny Madeline Sandler (b. 2009), daughter of actor Adam Sandler

Pop Culture References for the name Madeline

Madeline, character in the "Madeline" children's books, TV show, and movie
Madeline Reeves, character on American soap "General Hospital"
Madeline Basset, character in P. G. Wodehouse's Jeeves series.
Madeline Swann, character in "Spectre" (2015) movie
Madeline Lee, opera by John Haddock