Meaning:Son of Madoc; Fortunate
Maddox is a gender-neutral name of Welsh origin. Meaning "son of Madoc", Maddox symbolizes good fortune. Madoc originates from a 7th-century Welsh poem about a renowned warrior and was also the name of a famous prince who explored the Americas in the 12th century. In more recent times, the name Maddox hit the headlines when the Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie chose it for her beloved adopted son. For girls with this given name, Maddy is a popular nickname.
Famous People Named Maddox
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- Maddox Chivan Jolie-PittSon of Brad Pitt
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