Meaning:Little dog
Baby names ending with ‘-en’ are all the rage, and the Irish moniker Madden perfectly exemplifies that. Often used as a surname, Madden is a gender-neutral name coming from the Irish word madra that means “little dog.” It has become increasingly popular in recent years, and that’s not just because of its adorable meaning. A significant number of contemporary celebrities bear the name Madden, from former pro footballer John Madden to British actor Richard Madden.
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