Given Name MADELINE

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English, French
PRONOUNCED: MAD-ə-lin (English), MAD-ə-lien (English), MAD-LEEN (French)  [details]

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.
DIMINUTIVES: Maddie, Maddy (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Shelena (African American), Maialen (Basque), Magdalene (Biblical), Magdalene (Biblical Greek), Magdalene (Biblical Latin), Magdalena, Magdalina (Bulgarian), Magdalena (Catalan), Magdalena, Magda, Majda, Manda (Croatian), Magdaléna, Magdalena, Alena, Lenka, Magda (Czech), Magdalena, Lena, Magda, Malene (Danish), Madelon, Magdalena, Magda (Dutch), Matleena, Leena (Finnish), Magdalena, Magdalene, Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni, Magda (German), Magdalini, Lena, Magda (Greek), Magdaléna, Magdolna, Magda (Hungarian), Madailéin (Irish), Maddalena, Lena (Italian), Magdalena (Macedonian), Magdalena, Lena, Linn, 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), Madeleine, Magdalena, Lena, Linn, Magda, Malena, Malin (Swedish)

Categories

American Horror Story characters, Big Little Lies characters, Charles Dickens characters, Disney characters, Final Fantasy characters, literature, never out of the US top 1000
Entry updated July 2, 2017