Madison
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Given Name MADISON
GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: MAD-ə-sən   [details]
Meaning & History
From an English surname meaning "son of MAUD". It was not commonly used as a feminine name until after the movie 'Splash' (1984), in which the main character adopted it as her name after seeing a street sign for Madison Avenue in New York City. A famous bearer of the surname was James Madison (1751-1836), one of the authors of the American constitution who later served as president.
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DIMINUTIVES: Maddie, Maddy
Popularity
United States  ranked #15 
England and Wales  ranked #111 
Canada (BC)  ranked #22 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #67 
France  - 
Ireland  ranked #89 
New Zealand  ranked #35 
Northern Ireland  - 
Scotland  ranked #93