Both, Boy Names, Girl Names baby nameMadison

What does the name Madison mean?

The meaning of the name “Madison” is: “Son of Mathew, Son of Mad, Son of Maud”.

Additional information: The baby girl name Madison is a popular girl name, but is also sometimes used as a boy name by new parents. Madison is an English baby name, a surname widely used as a female first name, meaning ‘Son of Matthew, Son of Mad, Son of Maud’, or from Matilda. Mad was a nickname and pet form of Matthew (gift of god) during the Middle Ages and Maud was a nickname and pet form of Mathilda (battle mighty).

Madison is a very popular girl name since 1980, ranking at number 2 in 2001 in the USA, but droped at number 9 in 2012.

Madison has many alternate spellings like Maddison, Maddyson, Madyson, Madisyn, Madysen, Madisen, Maddie, Maddy and others.