MADELINE
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English, French
PRONOUNCED: MAD-ə-lin (English), MAD-ə-lien (English), ma-də-LEEN (French), mad-LEEN (French)   [key]
Meaning & History
English form of MAGDALENE. This is the name of the heroine in a series of children's books by Ludwig Bemelmans, first published 1939.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Maddie, Maddy (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Shelena (African American), Maialen (Basque), Magdalene (Biblical), Magdalene (Biblical Greek), Magdalene (Biblical Latin), Magdalena, Magdalina (Bulgarian), Magdalena, Magda, Majda, Manda (Croatian), Magdalena, Magdaléna, Alena, Lenka, Magda, Mahulena, Malena (Czech), Magdalene, Magdalone, Lene, Lone, Magda, Malene (Danish), Magdalena, Magda (Dutch), Magdalena, Matleena, Leena, Malin (Finnish), Magdalena, Magdalene, Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni, Magda (German), Magdaléna, Magdolna, Duci (Hungarian), Madailéin (Irish), Maddalena, Lena (Italian), Magdalena (Macedonian), Magdalena, Lena, Magda, Malene, Malin (Norwegian), Magali, Magdalena (Occitan), Magdalena, Lena, Magda (Polish), Madalena, Magda (Portuguese), Mădălina, Magdalena, Magda (Romanian), Magdalena, Manda (Serbian), Magdaléna, Alena, Lenka (Slovak), Magdalena, Alena, Alenka, Majda (Slovene), Magdalena, Malena (Spanish), Magdalena, Lena, Magda, Malena, Malin (Swedish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #96 
England/Wales  ranked #332 
Canada (BC)  ranked #63 
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