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For the most part, Maddie has always been a nickname for other baby names, like Madeline or Madison. However, many new parents are choosing to use it as a given name on its own. It's cute, sweet, fun and full of personality. It's also a popular nickname for celebrities and TV characters.

Meaning of the name Maddie:

Hebrew: Woman from Magdala
English: Maiden, young unmarried woman

Origin of the name Maddie:

Maddie has roots in the names Madeline and Maida. Madeline is a Hebrew name that means “woman from Magdala.” Maida is an English name that means “maiden” or “young, unmarried woman.”

Symbolism of the name Maddie:

In the Christian faith, the name Madeline is derived from Magdalene, a name associated with Mary of Magdala. She often symbolizes redemption and forgiveness.

Baby name Maddie

Style of the name Maddie:

Modern, trendy

Gender of the name Maddie:

Maddie is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Maddie:


Number of syllables in the name Maddie:


Emotion evoked from the name Maddie:

The baby name Maddie is cute and fun and evokes images of someone who is outgoing and perky.

Alternative spellings for the name Maddie:

  • Maddi
  • Maddee
  • Maddy
  • Madie
  • Mady
  • Madi

Nicknames for the name Maddie:

  • Mads
  • Mad

Popularity of the name Maddie:

Maddie has never made the list of the top 1,000 baby names in the United States, according to the Social Security Administration.

Related names for the name Maddie:

Great middle names for Maddie and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Maddie:

  • Maddie Hasson (actress)
  • Maddie Bowman (Olympic skiier)
  • Maddie Ziegler (reality show star)
  • Maddie Corman (actress)
  • Maddie Marlow (country music singer)

Maddies in popular culture:

  • Maddie Coleman (character on the soap opera “As the World Turns”)
  • Maddie Hayes (character from the TV show “Moonlighting”)
  • Maddie(character from the TV show “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody”)
  • Maddie Conrad (character from the TV show “Nashville”)
  • Maddie Heath (character from the soap opera “Coronation Street”)