Madeleine: baby girl name meaning and popularity


Derived from the name Magdelene, this French name means “great, magnificent,” which is obviously what you hope your daughter will be, especially at getting to the potty in time.


Maddy, Maddie, Mady, Madi, Lena, Elena.

Famous people named Madeleine:

Former secretary of state Madeleine Albright; actress Madeleine Stowe; politician Madeleine Kunin; author Madeleine L'Engle.

Fun fact:

Madeleine is also a kind of flaky cookie.

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