Madalyn Name Meaning

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Fact: The name Madalyn or its variants have appeared in literature, such as the character Madeline in the children’s book series by Ludwig Bemelmans.

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A Deep Dive

Madalyn Overview

Meaning

Woman of Magdala, high tower

Gender

Girl

Origin

Hebrew

Etymology

A variant of the name “Madeleine,” derived from the Hebrew name “Magdalene,” meaning “of Magdala.”

Pronunciation

/ˈmæd.ə.lɪn/

Popularity

Madalyn is a name that has gained popularity, particularly in English-speaking countries. Recently, Madalyn has been less common but remains within the top 300 names for girls in the USA.

Syllable

3 syllables

Length

7 letters

Numerology

7 (Analytical, Studious, Knowledgeable)

Name Styles

Modern, Aesthetic, Cool

Associated Traits

Kind, intelligent, creative, nurturing

Spiritual, Religious, or Cultural Significance

The name is associated with Mary Magdalene, a significant figure in the New Testament who was a devoted follower of Jesus Christ.

Name Day

July 22nd
A Deep Dive

Madalyn Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Madeline, Madilyn, Madeleine, Madelynn, Madalynn, Madilynne, Madelyn, Madalynne

Common Nicknames

Maddie, Maddy, Lynnie

Diminutives

Madds, Mads, Maddi, Lynn

Famous People

  • Madalyn Murray O'Hair
    (American Activist)
  • Madalyn Horcher
    (American Actress)
  • Madalyn Davis
    (Australian Model)

Pop Culture Icons and Works

  • "Madalyn's Song"
    (Album)
  • Madalyn Asher
    ("Heartstrings," TV Series)
  • Madalyn Davies
    ("Secrets of the Vine," Book)
  • Madalyn Avery
    ("Whispering Pines," Novel)
  • "Madalyn's Magic"
    (Children's Book)

Places

  • Madalyn City
    (Texas, USA)
  • Madalyn Park
    (California, USA)
  • Madalyn River
    (Queensland, Australia)
  • Madalyn Lake
    (Ontario, Canada)
  • Madalyn Beach
    (Florida, USA)
  • Madalyn Forest
    (Oregon, USA)

What Is the Meaning of Madalyn?

Madalyn means “high tower” or “woman from Magdala.” People with this name are often strong and resilient, often admired for her elegance and grace.

What Is the Origin of The Name Madalyn?

Madalyn has Hebrew and French origins. It is derived from Magdalene, which comes from Mary Magdalene, a significant biblical figure from Magdala.

Madalyn Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Madalyn in the U.S. over the Years

United States flagUnited States#9252021#10002022#9022023
Top 3 Rankings#2922008#3382009#3572002

Annual Statistics Breakdown for Madalyn

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
2023902
(+98 from 2022)
294
(+33 from 2022)
0.01681
20221000
(-75 from 2021)
261
(-26 from 2021)
0.01456
2021925
(-105 from 2020)
287
(-45 from 2020)
0.01602
2020820
(-70 from 2019)
332
(-43 from 2019)
0.01878
2019750
(-17 from 2018)
375
(-9 from 2018)
0.02044
2018733
(-74 from 2017)
384
(-66 from 2017)
0.02065
2017659
(-47 from 2016)
450
(-40 from 2016)
0.02382
2016612
(-41 from 2015)
490
(-51 from 2015)
0.02531
2015571
(-52 from 2014)
541
(-54 from 2014)
0.02773
2014519
(+21 from 2013)
595
(+44 from 2013)
0.03041
2013540
(-89 from 2012)
551
(-141 from 2012)
0.02858
2012451
(-31 from 2011)
692
(-46 from 2011)
0.03568
2011420
(-58 from 2010)
738
(-145 from 2010)
0.03809
2010362
(-24 from 2009)
883
(-92 from 2009)
0.04504
2009338
(-46 from 2008)
975
(-169 from 2008)
0.04815
2008292
(+79 from 2007)
1144
(+263 from 2007)
0.05492
2007371
(-12 from 2006)
881
(-34 from 2006)
0.04163
2006359
No change from 2005
915
(+40 from 2005)
0.04377
2005359
(+42 from 2004)
875
(+117 from 2004)
0.04311
2004401
(-25 from 2003)
758
(-50 from 2003)
0.03757
2003376
(-19 from 2002)
808
(-24 from 2002)
0.04027
2002357
(+19 from 2001)
832
(+47 from 2001)
0.04213
2001376
(+8 from 2000)
785
(+34 from 2000)
0.03963
2000384
(+55 from 1999)
751
(+136 from 1999)
0.03763
1999439
(-37 from 1998)
615
(-67 from 1998)
0.03159
1998402
(+50 from 1997)
682
(+120 from 1997)
0.03518
1997452
(+80 from 1996)
562
(+118 from 1996)
0.02944
1996532
(+43 from 1995)
444
(+45 from 1995)
0.02316
1995575
(+121 from 1994)
399
(+98 from 1994)
0.02076
1994696
(+126 from 1993)
301
(+60 from 1993)
0.01544
1993822
(+88 from 1992)
241
(+26 from 1992)
0.01222
1992910
(+114 from 1991)
215
(+35 from 1991)
0.01072
19911024
(+113 from 1990)
180
(+28 from 1990)
0.00885
19901137
(-14 from 1989)
152
(+5 from 1989)
0.00740
19891123
(+137 from 1988)
147
(+31 from 1988)
0.00738
19881260
(+69 from 1987)
116
(+13 from 1987)
0.00603
19871329
(+223 from 1986)
103
(+25 from 1986)
0.00550
19861552
(+2068 from 1985)
78
(+55 from 1985)
0.00423
19853620
(+3189 from 1984)
23
(+14 from 1984)
0.00125
19846809
(-3833 from 1983)
9
(-19 from 1983)
0.00050
19832976
(+1049 from 1982)
28
(+9 from 1982)
0.00156
19824025
(-773 from 1981)
19
(-7 from 1981)
0.00105
19813252
(+468 from 1980)
26
(+5 from 1980)
0.00145
19803720
(-52 from 1979)
21
No change from 1979
0.00118
19793668
(+1263 from 1978)
21
(+8 from 1978)
0.00122
19784931
(-279 from 1977)
13
(-1 from 1977)
0.00079
19774652
(+948 from 1976)
14
(+4 from 1976)
0.00085
19765600
(-1964 from 1975)
10
(-8 from 1975)
0.00064
19753636
(+591 from 1974)
18
(+4 from 1974)
0.00115
19744227
(-441 from 1973)
14
(-2 from 1973)
0.00089
19733786
(-1692 from 1972)
16
(-21 from 1972)
0.00103
19722094
(+1558 from 1971)
37
(+20 from 1971)
0.00229
19713652
(-1345 from 1970)
17
(-16 from 1970)
0.00097
19702307
(+396 from 1969)
33
(+9 from 1969)
0.00180
19692703
(+3 from 1968)
24
(+2 from 1968)
0.00136
19682706
(+949 from 1967)
22
(+9 from 1967)
0.00129
19673655
(-506 from 1966)
13
(-3 from 1966)
0.00076
19663149
(-406 from 1965)
16
(-4 from 1965)
0.00091
19652743
(+257 from 1964)
20
(+2 from 1964)
0.00109
19643000
(-457 from 1963)
18
(-5 from 1963)
0.00092
19632543
(+60 from 1962)
23
(+1 from 1962)
0.00116
19622603
(-452 from 1961)
22
(-8 from 1961)
0.00109
19612151
(+45 from 1960)
30
(+2 from 1960)
0.00144
19602196
(+143 from 1959)
28
(+4 from 1959)
0.00135
19592339
(-266 from 1958)
24
(-5 from 1958)
0.00115
19582073
(-6 from 1957)
29
(+1 from 1957)
0.00140
19572067
(+386 from 1956)
28
(+7 from 1956)
0.00133
19562453
(-429 from 1955)
21
(-7 from 1955)
0.00102
19552024
(-438 from 1954)
28
(-13 from 1954)
0.00140
19541586
(-56 from 1953)
41
No change from 1953
0.00206
19531530
(-25 from 1952)
41
No change from 1952
0.00212
19521505
(+78 from 1951)
41
(+5 from 1951)
0.00216
19511583
(-333 from 1950)
36
(-18 from 1950)
0.00195
19501250
(-180 from 1949)
54
(-16 from 1949)
0.00307
19491070
(+25 from 1948)
70
(+4 from 1948)
0.00399
19481095
(+98 from 1947)
66
(+9 from 1947)
0.00379
19471193
(+142 from 1946)
57
(+15 from 1946)
0.00314
19461335
(+83 from 1945)
42
(+10 from 1945)
0.00260
19451418
(+127 from 1944)
32
(+4 from 1944)
0.00238
19441545
(-432 from 1943)
28
(-24 from 1943)
0.00205
19431113
(+82 from 1942)
52
(+8 from 1942)
0.00362
19421195
(+160 from 1941)
44
(+12 from 1941)
0.00316
19411355
(+122 from 1940)
32
(+5 from 1940)
0.00257
19401477
(-53 from 1939)
27
No change from 1939
0.00229
19391424
(-136 from 1938)
27
(-5 from 1938)
0.00238
19381288
(+251 from 1937)
32
(+8 from 1937)
0.00280
19371539
(-94 from 1936)
24
(-2 from 1936)
0.00218
19361445
(-64 from 1935)
26
(-2 from 1935)
0.00241
19351381
(-190 from 1934)
28
(-8 from 1934)
0.00258
19341191
(+71 from 1933)
36
(+4 from 1933)
0.00333
19331262
(-70 from 1932)
32
(-4 from 1932)
0.00306
19321192
(+443 from 1931)
36
(+14 from 1931)
0.00325
19311635
(-491 from 1930)
22
(-20 from 1930)
0.00199
19301144
(+411 from 1929)
42
(+17 from 1929)
0.00360
19291555
(-332 from 1928)
25
(-14 from 1928)
0.00216
19281223
(-213 from 1927)
39
(-18 from 1927)
0.00326
19271010
(-175 from 1926)
57
(-20 from 1926)
0.00461
1926835
(+390 from 1925)
77
(+37 from 1925)
0.00626
19251225
(-305 from 1924)
40
(-28 from 1924)
0.00317
1924920
(-160 from 1923)
68
(-23 from 1923)
0.00525
1923760
(+20 from 1922)
91
(+4 from 1922)
0.00727
1922780
(+33 from 1921)
87
(+6 from 1921)
0.00697
1921813
(+261 from 1920)
81
(+33 from 1920)
0.00633
19201074
(-48 from 1919)
48
(-1 from 1919)
0.00386
19191026
(-211 from 1918)
49
(-28 from 1918)
0.00417
1918815
(+108 from 1917)
77
(+21 from 1917)
0.00640
1917923
(-46 from 1916)
56
(-4 from 1916)
0.00498
1916877
(-57 from 1915)
60
(-4 from 1915)
0.00553
1915820
(+81 from 1914)
64
(+22 from 1914)
0.00625
1914901
(-61 from 1913)
42
(+3 from 1913)
0.00527
1913840
(-20 from 1912)
39
(+2 from 1912)
0.00595
1912820
(+211 from 1911)
37
(+19 from 1911)
0.00631
19111031
(-61 from 1910)
18
(-2 from 1910)
0.00407
1910970
(+320 from 1909)
20
(+9 from 1909)
0.00477
19091290
(-320 from 1908)
11
(-6 from 1908)
0.00299
1908970
(+67 from 1907)
17
(+3 from 1907)
0.00480
19071037
(-35 from 1906)
14
No change from 1906
0.00415
19061002
(+296 from 1905)
14
(+5 from 1905)
0.00447
19051298
(-333 from 1904)
9
(-5 from 1904)
0.00290
1904965
(+827 from 1903)
14
(+9 from 1903)
0.00479
19031792
(-573 from 1902)
5
(-4 from 1902)
0.00180
19021219
(-83 from 1901)
9
No change from 1901
0.00321
19011136
(+183 from 1900)
9
No change from 1900
0.00354
19001319
(-41 from 1899)
9
(+2 from 1899)
0.00283
18991278
First SSA data recorded
7
First SSA data recorded
0.00283
18980
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18970
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18960
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18950
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18940
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18930
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18920
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18910
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18900
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18890
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18880
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18870
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18860
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18850
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18840
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18830
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18820
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18810
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18800
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000

American States Popularity Rankings for Madalyn

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

Texas (TX)

Texas (TX) flagTexas (TX)#11782021#8672022#9122023

California (CA)

California (CA) flagCalifornia (CA)#11482021#15032022#13412023

Ohio (OH)

Ohio (OH) flagOhio (OH)#6742021#13652022#9242023

Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania (PA) flagPennsylvania (PA)#8042021#7622022#6402023

Illinois (IL)

Illinois (IL) flagIllinois (IL)#10452020#13892022#10932023

New York (NY)

New York (NY) flagNew York (NY)#12782021#12872022#11852023

Michigan (MI)

Michigan (MI) flagMichigan (MI)#6832021#5792022#7782023

Indiana (IN)

Indiana (IN) flagIndiana (IN)#8852020#6722021#10102023

Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin (WI) flagWisconsin (WI)#6852020#7062021#6232023

Florida (FL)

Florida (FL) flagFlorida (FL)#9542021#13952022#20482023

Missouri (MO)

Missouri (MO) flagMissouri (MO)#9102021#5372022#4012023

North Carolina (NC)

North Carolina (NC) flagNorth Carolina (NC)#8552021#8032022#10822023

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) flagTennessee (TN)#4822021#7352022#8092023

Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota (MN) flagMinnesota (MN)#5402019#9342020#8162021

Georgia (GA)

Georgia (GA) flagGeorgia (GA)#7302021#11402022#9072023

Alabama (AL)

Alabama (AL) flagAlabama (AL)#5162021#3432022#4292023

Kentucky (KY)

Kentucky (KY) flagKentucky (KY)#4912021#5492022#4562023

Virginia (VA)

Virginia (VA) flagVirginia (VA)#7132021#11582022#8942023

Louisiana (LA)

Louisiana (LA) flagLouisiana (LA)#5122019#9192020#7082021

Washington (WA)

Washington (WA) flagWashington (WA)#8202020#8462021#10312023

Iowa (IA)

Iowa (IA) flagIowa (IA)#5552017#3882018#3772019

Mississippi (MS)

Mississippi (MS) flagMississippi (MS)#2662018#3122020#6122022

Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma (OK) flagOklahoma (OK)#6972018#6942020#6842022

Arizona (AZ)

Arizona (AZ) flagArizona (AZ)#8112020#10102022#8122023

Arkansas (AR)

Arkansas (AR) flagArkansas (AR)#4082016#4692018#3492019

Colorado (CO)

Colorado (CO) flagColorado (CO)#6162017#8472018#7272020

Utah (UT)

Utah (UT) flagUtah (UT)#6082010#7012012#8022013

Maryland (MD)

Maryland (MD) flagMaryland (MD)#8642017#10182018#8712021

South Carolina (SC)

South Carolina (SC) flagSouth Carolina (SC)#6202017#4672018#7312020

Oregon (OR)

Oregon (OR) flagOregon (OR)#7832014#5632015#7452017

New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey (NJ) flagNew Jersey (NJ)#12682019#8992020#12942023

Massachusetts (MA)

Massachusetts (MA) flagMassachusetts (MA)#7922015#6452016#9362017

West Virginia (WV)

West Virginia (WV) flagWest Virginia (WV)#2162015#1882017#2862023

Kansas (KS)

Kansas (KS) flagKansas (KS)#5122014#4822019#5432023

Nebraska (NE)

Nebraska (NE) flagNebraska (NE)#4662011#4032012#4042013

Idaho (ID)

Idaho (ID) flagIdaho (ID)#1682009#3022011#2602012

Connecticut (CT)

Connecticut (CT) flagConnecticut (CT)#5852011#4802015#5862016

Nevada (NV)

Nevada (NV) flagNevada (NV)#3742012#5912014#6072018

South Dakota (SD)

South Dakota (SD) flagSouth Dakota (SD)#2072007#1422008#1982011

New Hampshire (NH)

New Hampshire (NH) flagNew Hampshire (NH)#2282007#2712008#2622011

Montana (MT)

Montana (MT) flagMontana (MT)#2452009#2292011#1772012

New Mexico (NM)

New Mexico (NM) flagNew Mexico (NM)#4301997#3172008

Alaska (AK)

Alaska (AK) flagAlaska (AK)#1962009#1332011

North Dakota (ND)

North Dakota (ND) flagNorth Dakota (ND)#1662008#1882019

Delaware (DE)

Delaware (DE) flagDelaware (DE)#2272006

Rhode Island (RI)

Rhode Island (RI) flagRhode Island (RI)#2132014

Maine (ME)

Maine (ME) flagMaine (ME)#2692008

Popularity Rankings for Madalyn in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

Popularity in Canada

Canada flagCanada#13592020#15692021#13482022

Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Madalyn a Name for Boys or Girls?

Madalyn is typically used for girls due to its soft and feminine tone, which aligns well with qualities often associated with girls.

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Madalyn

Madalyn in Famous People Names, Pop Culture, and Places

  • Madalyn Murray O'Hair (Activist, 1919–1995): An American activist who was the founder of American Atheists and played a significant role in the Supreme Court case that ended official Bible readings in public schools.
  • Madalyn Horcher (Actress, born 1995): An American actress recognized for her roles in TV series such as "Gracepoint" and "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back."
  • Madalyn Davis (Model, 1996–2020): An Australian model and social media influencer celebrated for her travel and lifestyle content.
  • Madalyn ("Madalyn's Song," 2015 Album): An indie folk album featuring songs about love and life's journeys.
  • Madalyn Asher ("Heartstrings," 2019 TV Series): A character in a series of stories inspired by Dolly Parton's songs, dealing with personal and emotional challenges.
  • Madalyn Davies ("Secrets of the Vine," 2001 Book by Bruce Wilkinson): A character in a spiritual book exploring deeper connections to faith and purpose.
  • Madalyn Avery ("Whispering Pines," 2020 Novel): A young girl who moves to a mysterious town filled with supernatural occurrences.
  • Madalyn ("Madalyn's Magic," 2016 Children's Book): A story about a girl named Madalyn who discovers she has magical abilities and uses them to help others.
  • Madalyn ("The Madalyn Chronicles," 2018 Web Series): A web series following the adventures and growth of Madalyn as she navigates through various life challenges.
  • Madalyn Kent ("The Shores of Midnight," 2014 Novel): A romance novel where Madalyn finds love and adventure on a secluded island.
  • Madalyn Pierce ("Hidden Truths," 2017 TV Series): A detective who solves intricate cases while dealing with her own past.
  • Madalyn Frost ("Winter's Edge," 2015 Film): A thriller where Madalyn uncovers a conspiracy in a small, snowy town.
  • Madalyn City (Texas, USA): A small community in Texas known for its tight-knit community and rural charm.
  • Madalyn Park (California, USA): A public park in Los Angeles known for its playgrounds, sports facilities, and green spaces.
  • Madalyn River (Queensland, Australia): A river in Queensland known for its scenic beauty and opportunities for fishing and boating.
  • Madalyn Lake (Ontario, Canada): A lake in Ontario, popular for its tranquil environment and outdoor activities like boating and fishing.
  • Madalyn Beach (Florida, USA): A popular beach destination known for its white sand, clear waters, and recreational activities.
  • Madalyn Forest (Oregon, USA): A forested area known for its hiking trails and diverse wildlife.
  • Madalyn Bay (British Columbia, Canada): A bay on the coast of British Columbia, known for its picturesque views and marine life.
  • Madalyn Gardens (New York, USA): A botanical garden in New York City known for its diverse plant collections and peaceful walking paths.
  • Madalyn Hills (Scotland, UK): A range of hills in Scotland known for their natural beauty and outdoor activities.
  • Madalyn Island (Queensland, Australia): An island in the Great Barrier Reef known for its coral reefs and vibrant marine life.

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