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Gender: Male Meaning of Madoc: "fortunate, benefactor's son" Origin of Madoc: Welsh

The name Madoc is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "fortunate, benefactor's son". Madoc and is often added to lists like Baby Names That Mean Luck and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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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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Pop Culture References for the name Madoc

Madoc or Madog ab Owain Gwynedd, legendary Welsh prince who sailed to America in 1170
Madoc "Proudneck" Brandybuck, hobbit character mentioned in the Lord of the Rings series
Madoc, character in Holly Black's "The Cruel Prince"

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