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Madelyn Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Madelyn?

In 2018 the popular name Madelyn, ranked the 72nd Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 100 most popular, Madelyn has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

Its highest popularity RANKING of #59 was reached for the first time in 2009 and as recently as 2015.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2008 with 4,564 occurrences.

In any year, the least number of babies named Madelyn was less than 5, most recently in 1889.

Approximately during the years 1892-1896, 1897-1900, 1907-1914, 1936-1942, 1984-2000, and 2005-2008, the name Madelyn took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas unequivocal downward movement occurred about 1942-1945, 1968-1971, 1978-1981, and 2015-2017.

Madelyn became more popular as a girls name in 1890.

For a number of years, the name Madelyn has been moving upward in popularity. Of late however, the number of parents selecting the name Madelyn for their newborn has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Madelyn?

Currently, the name is at a very high point when compared to its most popular year.

The name Madelyn is favored by many parents and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

*Mouse over the charts or scroll down to the table for data details.

 
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   Madelyn (Girl)Madelyn (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 3,634 72 < 5 --
2017 3,953 63 5 13,463
2016 4,231 62 5 13,418
2015 4,481 59 < 5 --
2014 4,309 60 < 5 --
2013 3,938 67 < 5 --
2012 3,793 67 < 5 --
2011 3,602 79 < 5 --
2010 3,618 76 < 5 --
2009 4,496 59 < 5 --
2008 4,564 64 5 13,811
2007 3,215 104 < 5 --
2006 2,949 113 < 5 --
2005 3,019 107 8 8,791
2004 3,004 111 14 5,679
2003 2,984 115 < 5 --
2002 2,851 120 6 10,172
2001 2,844 121 < 5 --
2000 2,684 126 < 5 --
1999 1,896 164 < 5 --
1998 1,928 162 < 5 --
1997 1,160 252 < 5 --
1996 865 323 < 5 --
1995 716 365 < 5 --
1994 562 455 < 5 --
1993 474 516 < 5 --
1992 404 578 < 5 --
1991 351 637 < 5 --
1990 284 735 < 5 --
1989 237 808 < 5 --
1988 170 976 < 5 --
1987 181 919 < 5 --
1986 197 846 < 5 --
1985 65 1,748 < 5 --
1984 51 2,008 < 5 --
1983 64 1,707 < 5 --
1982 87 1,411 < 5 --
1981 70 1,655 < 5 --
1980 84 1,451 < 5 --
1979 101 1,265 < 5 --
1978 98 1,263 < 5 --
1977 82 1,372 < 5 --
1976 82 1,325 < 5 --
1975 83 1,324 < 5 --
1974 89 1,230 < 5 --
1973 75 1,344 < 5 --
1972 97 1,138 < 5 --
1971 69 1,483 < 5 --
1970 94 1,204 < 5 --
1969 95 1,146 < 5 --
1968 90 1,131 < 5 --
1967 86 1,144 < 5 --
1966 92 1,100 < 5 --
1965 115 956 < 5 --
1964 125 943 < 5 --
1963 114 999 < 5 --
1962 121 968 < 5 --
1961 160 832 < 5 --
1960 141 877 < 5 --
1959 172 778 < 5 --
1958 177 750 < 5 --
1957 178 748 < 5 --
1956 150 811 < 5 --
1955 185 689 < 5 --
1954 207 636 < 5 --
1953 226 590 < 5 --
1952 194 638 < 5 --
1951 223 576 < 5 --
1950 248 518 < 5 --
1949 256 510 < 5 --
1948 244 530 < 5 --
1947 250 530 < 5 --
1946 270 480 < 5 --
1945 174 558 < 5 --
1944 197 516 < 5 --
1943 218 506 < 5 --
1942 278 436 < 5 --
1941 225 463 < 5 --
1940 185 510 < 5 --
1939 211 461 < 5 --
1938 186 488 < 5 --
1937 165 512 < 5 --
1936 113 621 < 5 --
1935 124 581 < 5 --
1934 175 485 < 5 --
1933 139 539 < 5 --
1932 164 511 < 5 --
1931 164 508 < 5 --
1930 187 487 < 5 --
1929 209 457 < 5 --
1928 238 442 < 5 --
1927 266 421 < 5 --
1926 293 402 < 5 --
1925 300 396 < 5 --
1924 315 385 < 5 --
1923 310 379 < 5 --
1922 305 373 < 5 --
1921 331 368 < 5 --
1920 302 381 < 5 --
1919 285 382 < 5 --
1918 275 395 < 5 --
1917 266 386 < 5 --
1916 246 402 < 5 --
1915 209 416 < 5 --
1914 227 349 < 5 --
1913 155 390 < 5 --
1912 125 417 < 5 --
1911 71 491 < 5 --
1910 65 507 < 5 --
1909 69 452 < 5 --
1908 43 572 < 5 --
1907 44 549 < 5 --
1906 57 457 < 5 --
1905 34 607 < 5 --
1904 37 552 < 5 --
1903 47 469 < 5 --
1902 26 663 < 5 --
1901 21 714 < 5 --
1900 39 550 < 5 --
1899 28 589 < 5 --
1898 25 658 < 5 --
1897 20 708 < 5 --
1896 26 618 < 5 --
1895 15 851 < 5 --
1894 10 1,039 < 5 --
1893 12 889 < 5 --
1892 6 1,382 < 5 --
1891 8 1,061 < 5 --
1890 6 1,291 < 5 --
1889 < 5 -- < 5 --
1888 < 5 -- < 5 --
1887 < 5 -- < 5 --
1886 < 5 -- < 5 --
1885 < 5 -- < 5 --
1884 < 5 -- < 5 --
1883 < 5 -- < 5 --
1882 < 5 -- < 5 --
1881 < 5 -- < 5 --
1880 < 5 -- < 5 --

United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.