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.

Categories

Big Little Lies characters, Disney characters, Final Fantasy characters, literature, never out of the US top 1000
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)
Entry updated July 2, 2017