The English spelling of the traditional biblical name Magdalene, coming from the Hebrew ‘lady from Magdala’. It is a classic name, with an air of class. It is very versatile and can be shortened to the very cute Maddy or Maddie. Madeline has a host of pronunciations, including the French-inspired Mad-lyn and the Anglicized Mad-uh-lyn. Some even prefer the less common Mad-uh-line.
Rank in the year 2015
Madeline was ranked #209 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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