Madison

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: metronymic from the medieval female personal name Madde, a form of Maud (see Mould 1) or Magdalen (see Maudlin).
  2. James Madison (1751–1836), 4th President of the U.S. (1809–17), was born in VA, the son of a planter. He was descended from John Madison, a ship’s carpenter from Gloucester, England, who had settled in VA in about 1653.

Famous people with this last name: Holly Madison

This name appears in the following lists: First Ladies, Heroes and Heroines, Mountains and Valleys, Cities, U.S. Presidents

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