Meaning:son of the mighty warrior
Not too long ago, Madison was in play as one of the top 5 most popular girls' names in the country. While still widely used, it has dropped. It is a surname, a place name and a presidential name with appealing nicknames like Maddy or Maddie. As a name for cities and streets around the country, it still surpasses London, Paris or Brooklyn in popularity. Variations include Maddison, Madisyn and Madyson. Former Spice Girl Melanie Brown has a daughter named Madison, as does actor Johnny Knoxville. Place name: Madison is the capital of Wisconsin.
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- James MadisonUnited States President
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