Meaning:woman from Magdala; high tower
Madelyn is a feminine name with Hebrew, Greek, and French origins. A variant spelling of Madeline, this name is a modern version of the name Magdelene, meaning “woman from Magdala.” This may remind you of the biblical figure Mary Magdelene, who is said to have traveled with Jesus and witnessed his resurrection. This makes the name Madelyn an elegant, creative way for you to share your faith with baby. Madelyn also comes from the Hebrew word migdál, which means “high tower.” If you want to inspire baby to reach for the highest level they can, the name Madelyn is sure to encourage their sky-high dreams.
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