Madelyn: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Madelyn

A variation of Madeline, this name derives from Magdelene, which means “high tower.” With roots in English, Hebrew, and Greek, there are endless alternative spellings to this name, including Madilyn, Madeleine, and Madoline. So if you like the sound, pick any spelling you like.

Nicknames:

Maddie, Mady.

Famous people named Madelyn:

The subject of the well known book series Madeline; actress Madeleine Stowe; Madeleine Albright, the first woman to be named U.S. Secretary of State.

Fun fact:

This specific spelling just peaked in popularity in 2014.