French variation of Magdalen
"woman from Magdala or high tower"

Madeleine Origin and Meaning

The name Madeleine is girl's name of French origin meaning "woman from Magdala or high tower".
Madeleine is the French spelling preferred by parents who like to put the proper point on things, though the one used by the little girl who lives in the old house in Paris all covered in vines is Madeline.
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Famous People Named Madeleine

  • Madeleine M. StoweAmerican actress
  • Madeleine Albright (born Marie Jana Korbel)American politician
  • Madeleine L'EngleAmerican children's novelist
  • Madeleine PeyrouxAmerican jazz singer
  • Madeleine Therese Amelie JosephinePrincess of Sweden
  • Madeleine PollandIrish novelist
  • (Edith) Madeleine CarrollEnglish actress
  • Madeleine Mary Zeien BordalloU.S. Delegate from Guam
  • Madeleine de ScuderyFrench novelist
  • Madeleine May KuninAmerican politician, 77th governor of Vermont
  • Madeleine (Talmage Force) AstorTitanic survivor and widow of American millionaire John Jacob Astor IV
  • Madeleine BéjartFrench actress and director
  • Madeleine de Roybon d'Allonneearly settler in New France, Canada
  • Madeleine d'Arsant de PuisieuxFrench feminist author
  • Madeleine VionnetFrench fashion designer who invented the bias cut
  • Madeleine MantockEnglish actress
  • Madeleine Grace "Maddy" McGrawAmerican child actress
  • Madeleine Beth "Maddie" McCann (b. 2003)3 year old British girl missing since 2007
  • Madeleine Pizzarellidaughter of singers John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey
  • Madeleine Daly (b. 1995)daughter of actress Madeleine Potter
  • Madeleine Barbara Rhys (b. 2006)daughter of actor Paul Rhys and Katherine Fugate
  • Madeleine Colbertdaughter of comedian Stephen Colbert

Madeleine in Pop Culture

  • Madeleine Cahillcharacter in "39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers"
  • Madeleine Forestiercharacter in "Bel Ami" by Guy de Maupassant
  • Madeleine "Maddy" Osbornecharacter in Australian soap "Home And Away"
  • Madeleine Smithmain character in 1950 movie "Madeleine"
  • Madeleine Elstercharacter in Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo"
  • "Madeleine: One of Love's Jansenists" novel by Hope Mirrlees
  • Madeleine Gottocharacter on animated series "Mona the Vampire"
  • Madeleine Hannamain character in "The Marriage Plot" by Jeffrey Eugenides
  • "Madeleine"song by the Backstreet Boys
  • "Madeleine" operetta by Victor Herbert
  • Madeleinea small French sponge cake
  • Madeleinecharacter in Richard Strauss' opera "Capriccio"
  • Madeleine "Maddie" Mastersonone of the children from the "School of Fear" trilogy by Gitty Daneshvari
  • Madeleine Tullymain character in "The Colours of Madeleine" trilogy by Jaclyn Moriarty
  • Madeleinesong by the band Blossoms
  • Madeleine Spencercharacter on TV's Psych
  • Madeleine Swanncharacter in "Spectre" (2015) movie