Meaning:Woman from Magdala; Maiden; Young, unmarried woman
One particular baby name trend that shows no sign of slowing down is converting traditional nicknames into first names. Like Maddy, a given name that stems from the classic, more formal first names Madeleine and Maida. Traditionally, it means "woman from Magdala" and "young maiden" and shares both Hebrew and English origins. Though it was originally a girl's name, Maddy enjoys gender-neutral status in today's world and is fitting for boys and girls alike. Maddy has a cool and funky feel to it and sounds like someone who would have no trouble making friends in the playground!

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