"fortunate, benefactor's son"

Madoc Origin and Meaning

The name Madoc is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "fortunate, benefactor's son".

Also spelled Madog, which was the name of an early Welshman, Madog ap Owain Gwynedd, reputed to have been the first European to discover North America in 1155. Maddox, the name of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's oldest child, is a stronger and more familiar choice.

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Madoc in Pop Culture

  • Madoc or Madog ab Owain Gwyneddlegendary Welsh prince who sailed to America in 1170
  • Madoc "Proudneck" Brandybuckhobbit character mentioned in the Lord of the Rings series
  • Madoccharacter in Holly Black's "The Cruel Prince"

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