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Girl Name: Madonna

Name: Madonna
Pronunciation: \m(a)-donna, mad(on)-na\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: my lady
Origin: Italian
Sounds Like: Madina, Madena
Variant forms: Madona
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1176
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 20720


Madonna \m(a)-donna, mad(on)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced ma-DAH-nah. It is of Italian origin, and the meaning of Madonna is "my lady". A form of respectful address, like the French "madame". Also used by Catholics to signify the Virgin Mary, or a work of art depicting her as a mother. Made familiar in modern times by singer/actress Madonna. See also Mona and Donna.

Madonna has 1 variant form: Madona.

Baby names that sound like Madonna are Madina and Madena.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Madonna.


Madonna is a very popular first name for women (#1176 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#20720 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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