Gender: Male Meaning of Madigan: "little dog" Origin of Madigan: Irish

Madigan Origin and Meaning

The name Madigan is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "little dog".

A jovial and jaunty Irish name, the title of a long-gone TV crime drama, this would make an appealing choice. Slight downside: sharing the nickname Maddy with many little Madelines and Madisons.

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Impwood Says:


I love animal meanings, and "little dog" is a lovely one!

lesliemarion Says:


His nickname wouldn't have to be Maddy; it could be Mad or Madden or Digby or Gannet.