Gender: Female Meaning of Madelyn: "woman from Magdala or high tower" Origin of Madelyn: Variation of Madeline Madelyn's Popularity in 2018: #72

The name Madelyn is a girl's name of French origin meaning "woman from Magdala or high tower". Madelyn is ranked #72 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Girl Names Ending in Lyn and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

Madelyn is the most popular current spelling of this stylish name -- Madeline is the second most used -- but we prefer the least popular and most authentic French version, Madeleine. The advantage of Madelyn: It does clarify pronunciation and may be the best choice if you definitely want that last syllable pronounced as "lynn".

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