Madeline

Pronunciation: ma-hde-hle-e-ne
Origin: France
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Europe

Madeline is a feminine given name of Greek and Hebrew origin, meaning "high tower" or "woman from Magdala". The name has various spellings and pronunciations and is popular in different parts of the world, particularly in Europe and the United States. The origin of the name Madeline can be traced back to the Hebrew Bible, where Magdala is mentioned as a village near the Sea of Galilee, which is believed to be the birthplace of Saint Mary Magdala. The name is also derived from the root word "migdal," meaning "tower". In French, the name is spelled as "Madeleine" and is associated with the epithet "Magdalene," referring to the Biblical character Mary Magdalene, a central figure in the New Testament. The name has a secondary meaning from German, "little girl" (Mädelein).

Madeline Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Madeline is currently #215 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Madeline is currently #105 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Madeline is currently #212 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Madeline is currently #105 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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