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I have NEVER liked this name and no thanks to singer Madonna, the nasty little girl who puts women in a bad spotlight. >:(
-- Anonymous User  9/16/2005
Although a beautiful name, I think Madonna is and will always be linked too closely to the absolutely wonderful and inspirational performer!
-- Tergirl3  6/5/2006
Madonna's real name is Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone. I think I would have liked this name but the woman Madonna trashed the name for all of us.
-- Anonymous User  7/27/2006
I know this is a real name and was way before Madonna came along, but it just reminds me of her too much, and when I hear that name for someone other than the singer, I sort of think why did they name their child after a pop singer. Again, Madonna (singer) ruined it for me.
-- Anonymous User  10/26/2006
I love this name, but then again Madonna ruined it. But no matter what, I will always have a liking to this name.
-- melodyprayer  11/4/2006
I don't like this name, I never even knew it was a real name untill I was about 17, lol. It doesn't go well with any age either. Imagine you're rocking a little baby in your arms and calling her Madonna!
-- lacey24  1/31/2007
I like this name, but the singer Madonna makes me wrinkle my nose.
-- 7up  3/2/2007
A friend of mine, born like me in the late sixties, was baptized Madonna Nathalie, but dropped her first name in the late eighties, when people started assuming she had changed it to match the pop stars'. Kind of a bummer for her and other folks who got this name before it was indelibly associated with one person - it's like her own name got stolen from her.
-- elizabeth hamlet  3/25/2007
Madonna will be linked with that whore Madonna Louise Ciccone. So if you name your child this consider the consequences?
-- Anonymous User  4/13/2007
Don't name your child this. She will be too closely associated with Madonna Ciccone.
-- CharlieRob  5/10/2007
I don't really think of Madonna when I say or hear this name, but still, it will always have a big connection. I don't really like this name, it just doesn't sound very good to me.
-- dreamgirl54  1/6/2008
I'm actually quite surprised that nobody has mentioned the Beatles song, Lady Madonna!
-- Pippin  3/15/2008
This name will be associated with the singer for a long time to come, and everyone will assume that anyone born some time after 1983 named Madonna was named after Madonna Ciccone. I absolutely loathe Madonna, and the name is tacky in and of itself. It's extra-tacky to name someone after her.
-- slight night shiver  4/29/2008
I think this name is blasphemous to use and it should be reserved for the Virgin Mary. And there's the even worse connotation with the singer Madonna. It was Madonna that made the name completely taboo. This name will equal bullying for life.
-- bananarama  7/29/2008
I associate this name with a spoiled, pretentious pop diva. It's almost like naming your little girl "Princess". It just doesn't go with the flow. It was a name in a painting, it should have just stayed there. All due respect, all those who are called Madonna, please take no offense. :)
-- _0TophasNails_1  10/15/2008
Catholics don't name their children Madonna; that would be blasphemous. I live in Ireland and nobody here would be called Madonna. I find it strange that there are more comments that this name shouldn't be used because of the singer rather than because "Madonna" is a title reserved for Mary alone.
-- Ailis  11/29/2009
Whomever stated that Roman Catholics don't name their children Madonna is misguided: this is my aunt's name, and she as well as my grandparents were/are practicing Catholics.
-- turtlepie  1/31/2011
I think this is a fantastic name! It's NOT blasphemous. As far as its association with Ms. Ciccone, why is that a bad thing? She's a very talented and intelligent person who has a long history of contributing to charities. I like that she seems very confident and think that would be a great message to pass on to a child, that they shouldn't be ashamed of or afraid to be themselves.
-- aeolian  2/6/2010
My cousin's name is Madonna. She was so named well before the musician became famous. I do feel like the name has been severely stigmatized. I have never liked it.
-- GibsonGirl  9/7/2011
Also the name of a variety of flower, the Madonna Lily. The flowers were named this because the Virgin Mary was often depicted holding them in Mediaeval religious artwork. They represent purity in Western floriography.
-- overtheclouds  12/29/2011
It's a pretentious thing to name your daughter. A lot of other Marian titles work well, but this one sounds a little over-the-top. Besides, the singer Madonna is quite pretentious herself.
-- Buneary  3/20/2013
It's so tacky and pretentious as a name. This reminds me of the annoying pop singer.
-- Lolth  4/16/2013
I agree that the name Madonna is too highly associated with the singer Madonna Ciccone to ever be taken seriously on an adult woman born after the early 80s (and, as some comments have noted, even among the singer's generation).

Honestly, if you really, really like the sound of Madonna but lament its ultra-pop association, then... Donna is still perfectly usable, and probably would be refreshing on a newborn.
-- erb816  9/18/2014

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