Maddie - girls name

Maddie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Maddie name meaning:

The name Maddie is a diminutive form of the name Madeline, which has origins in both English and French. The name Madeline is derived from the Magdalene, meaning "of Magdala," a village in ancient Palestine. In biblical times, Magdalene was associated with Mary Magdalene, one of Jesus' most devoted followers. The name Maddie is often used as a standalone name or as a nickname for Madeline, Madison, or other names starting with "Mad-."

Those named Maddie are known to possess qualities such as charm, creativity, and independence. They have a strong sense of self and are often drawn to artistic pursuits. Maddies are typically warm and sociable, with an ability to connect with others easily. They have a natural talent for expressing themselves and often excel in areas such as writing, acting, or music. Their friendly nature and optimistic outlook on life make them great companions and friends.

The name Maddie carries with it a sense of strength and femininity. It is a name that represents both grace and individuality.

Origin: English

Form of Madeline. Woman from Magdala.


Unisex names

Related names

Madeline , Mada, Maddie , Madeleine , Madelia, Mady, Magdalene, Marleen, Marleena, Marleene, Marleina, Marlena , Maude

Other girls names beginning with M


Overall UK ranking: 395 out of 5581

113 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (363)

Historical popularity of Maddie

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