Madelynn: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Madelynn

With variants that include Madeleine, Madelyn, Madeline, this name derives from the French Magdalene and means “wished for child.” This is an important fact to remember when your little Madelynn pees on your new couch.

Nicknames:

Maddie, Maddy, Maddi.

Famous people named Madelynn:

A Wrinkle in Time author Madeline L’Engle; the first woman to become U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright; well-known Madeline book series.

Fun fact:

This spelling is newer than other versions of the name, and peaked in popularity in 2008.

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