Meaning:son of Matthew
The gender-neutral British name Madison means “son of Matthew.” 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, but with the added benefit of being that bit more unique.

Famous People Named Madison

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  • James Madison
    United States President
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