Madeline

Derived from the French Madeleine which was taken from Magdala, a biblical place name for a village located on the Sea of Galilee and the home of Mary Magdalene, a follower of Jesus. Also a literary name for the heroine in a series of children's books created by author Ludwig Bemelmans. Listed among the top 100 since 1994.

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Girls: Ranked #90 in 2013
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