Name
MADELEINE

Name MADELEINE

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 381,726 births of Madeleine in the countries below, which represents an average of 2,746 births of children bearing the first name Madeleine per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 1,626 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Madeleine   
In Italiano Nome Madeleine   
Variation : Madeline

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Information about the first name Madeleine

We celebrate Madeleine on July 22nd
The first name Madeleine has been assigned to:
0.01% to boys
99.99% to girls
The country where the first name Madeleine is the most common is:
FR France
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 9 letters including 5 vowels and 4 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Madeleine

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Madeleine : Damien Lee, Emenelida, Madeliene, Madieleen, Medelaine

Madeleine in Japanese *

Romajimaderiin
Katakanaマデリーン
Hiraganaまでりーん
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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Madeleine in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Madeleine

US English
Etymology src :
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from French madeleine, from earlier gâteau à la Madeleine, after the given name Madeleine (“Magdalene”), of uncertain reference: attributed in some sources to a 19th-century pastry cook Madeleine Paulmier, whose existence is now considered dubious.
  • In sense 2, used with reference to the cake's function in the extract below, taken from Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time.
Noun src :
  • madeleine (plural madeleines)
  • A French type of small gateau or sponge cake, often shaped like an elongated scallop shell.
  • (figurative) Something which brings back a memory; a source of nostalgia or evocative memories.
Pronunciation src :
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmad(ə)lɪn/, /ˈmad(ə)lɛn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmædələn/, /ˌmædəˈleɪn/
Proper noun src :
  • Madeleine
  • A female given name from French.
  • 1967 Joan G. Robinson, When Marnie Was There, HarperCollins (2014), →ISBN, page 185:
  • "We've been making up the most glamorous names for you, Marguerite and Marlene and Madeleine―"
  • "And Melanie and Marianne and Marietta," put in Jane.
Overview (- Australia) src :
  • Madeleine was the 93rd most popular name for girls born in New South Wales, Australia in 2007.
Overview (- Canada) src :
  • Madeline was the 85th most popular name given to girls born in British Columbia, Canada in 2005.
Overview (- England and Wales) src :
  • Madeleine was the 80th most popular name given to girls born in England and Wales in 2007.
Overview (Diminutives) src :
  • Popular diminutives for the name include Mads (Madds), Maddy (Mady, Madi, Madie, Maddi, Maddie), Deleine and Leine.
Overview (Origins) src :
  • Madeleine is a modern rendering, found in English and French, of the Greek epithet Μαγδαληνη (Magdalini, "from Magdala). It arose as a name due to its association with the Biblical character and female disciple Mary Magdalene.
Overview (Popularity - United States) src :
  • Since 1992, Madeleine and its variant, Madeline, have both appeared in the top 500 most popular baby names for girls born in the US, with Madeline being the more popular of the spelling, in the top 100 since 1994.
Overview (Pronunciations) src :
  • Madeleine has several possible pronunciations, depending on the language and the country. In France, the name is pronounced /ma. dlɛn/ and the two most popular pronunciations in English are /ˈmædələn/ (US English) and /ˈmadlɪn/ (UK English).
FR French
Etymology src :
Etymology src :
  • From earlier gâteau à la Madeleine, after the given name Madeleine (“Magdalene”), of uncertain reference: see more above.
Noun src :
  • madeleine f (plural madeleines)
  • madeleine (small gateau in the shape of a scallop shell)
  • (figurative) madeleine (something which brings back a memory)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ma.dlɛn/
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ma.dlɛn/
  • Rhymes: -ɛn
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
SE Swedish
Etymology src :
  • From French Madeleine. First recorded as a Swedish name in 1788.
Alternative forms src :
  • Madelene
Proper noun src :
  • Madeleine c (genitive Madeleines)
  • A female given name.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
FI Finnish
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from French madeleine.
Noun src :
  • madeleine
  • madeleine (small gateau in the shape of a scallop shell)
  • Synonym: madeleine-leivos
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑdelɑi̯n/, [ˈmɑde̞lɑi̯n]
DE German
Etymology src :
  • From French Madeleine.
Proper noun src :
  • Madeleine
  • A female given name.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
 

Popularity of the name Madeleine

Number of MADELEINE births per year

Total births of Madeleine by country

Births with the first name Madeleine
Country
Boys
Girls
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
40
304,827
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
8
36,998
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
0
12,007
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
0
7,345
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
0
6,191
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
0
3,632
NONorway
1945 - 2019
0
2,134
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
0
1,393
SESweden
1998 - 2019
0
1,358
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
0
1,308
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
0
914
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
2
864
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
0
555
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
0
530
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
1
497
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
0
331
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
0
210
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
0
188
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
160
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
0
121
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
55
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
0
31
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
0
25
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
0
1

Total births of Madeleine by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Madeleine
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2019
0
829
FRFrance
2019
0
295
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
0
163
ONOntario
2018
0
68
QCQuebec
2019
0
57
NZNew Zealand
2019
0
28
BCBritish Columbia
2019
0
25
ATAustria
2018
0
23
BEBelgium
2019
0
23
ABAlberta
2019
0
22
NONorway
2019
0
19
DKDenmark
2019
0
14
SESweden
2019
0
13
CHSwitzerland
2019
0
9
DEGermany
2018
0
9
IEIreland
2019
0
9
ITItaly
2018
0
9
ARArgentina
2015
0
6
BRBrazil
2010
0
5

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Personalities with the first name Madeleine

There are 78 personalities with the first name Madeleine


Madeleine Albright
(Marie Jana Körbelová) src

United states of america Czechoslovakia
Writer Politician Diplomat


Madeleine De Suède
(Madeleine Thérèse Amelie Josephine Bernadotte) src

Sweden
Diplomat Socialite Aristocrat Philanthropist


Madeleine De Scudéry
src

France
Writer Poet French moralist Salonnière Novelist Literary


Madeleine Stowe
src

United states of america
Actor Television actor Film actor


Madame De La Fayette
src

France
Screenwriter Writer Historian Lady-in-waiting Salonnière Correspondent Novelist


Sophie Kinsella
(Madeleine Sophie Townley) src

United kingdom
Writer Journalist Novelist


Françoise Hardy
(Françoise Madeleine Hardy) src

France
Actor Religion scientist Singer-songwriter Musician Film actor Recording artist


Madeleine L'engle
src

United states of america
Writer Poet Children's writer Novelist Essayist Science fiction writer


Madeleine De France
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Madeleine Carroll
src

United states of america United kingdom
Actor Film actor



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Madeleine
Full list of personalities with the first name Madeleine

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Madeleine

There are 648 actors and actresses with the first name Madeleine
Madeleine Harris
Madeleine Arthur
Madeleine Budd
Madeleine Martin
Madeleine Levins
Madeleine Jay
Madeleine Mantock
Madeleine Humphries
Madeleine Walderhaug
Madeleine Mora
Madeleine Fairley
Madeleine Barwén Trollvik
Madeleine Telge
Madeleine Horn
Madeleine Engström
Madeleine Sami
Madeleine West
Madeleine Wade
Madeleine Worrall
Madeleine Peyroux
Madeleine Niesche
Madeleine Elfstrand
Madeleine Tjärneberg
Madeleine Desdevises
Madeleine Stolze
Madeleine Blaustein
Madeleine Onne
Madeleine Stowe
Madeleine Saint Michael
Madeleine Vester

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Madeleine
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Madeleine

Rankings of first name MADELEINE by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name MADELEINE (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#117QC Quebec2019
#120BC British Columbia2019
#147NZ New Zealand2019
#156ON Ontario2018
#187AB Alberta2019
#217FR France2019
#235NO Norway2019
#261AT Austria2018
#280DK Denmark2019
#297GB United Kingdom2019
#365US United State of America2019
#423BE Belgium2019
#435CH Switzerland2019
#439IE Ireland2019
#537SE Sweden2019
#672DE Germany2018
#762AR Argentina2015
#1145IT Italy2018
#9011BR Brazil2010





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