[ 3 syll. ma-don-na, mad-o-nna ] The baby girl name Madonna is pronounced as Maa-DAAN-aa- or Maa-DAO-Naa- †. Madonna is used chiefly in the English language and its origin is Italian. The name's meaning is my lady. A biblical name, it is from the element 'donna' which means lady. The name is derived from the Italian title of the Virgin Mary. The first name was adopted in the 20th century, primarily among Italians in the USA. The name later became well-known from the US pop star Madonna (1958-).
Donna (English contraction) is another variant of Madonna.
Madonna is uncommon as a baby name for girls. At the modest height of its usage in 1933, 0.013% of baby girls were given the name Madonna. It ranked at #538 then. The baby name has since substantially declined in popularity, and is today of irregular use. Within all girl names in its group, Madonna was nonetheless the most popular in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Madonna include Madani, Madena, Madina, Mandana, Manhatan, Matana, Matanya, Medeni, Medina, Medini, Mituna, Montana, My-duyen, Mataniah, Maitane, Metin, Metine, Metyn, Metyne, and Middin.
† Pronunciation for Madonna: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)"
A famous person named Madonna is Singer Madonna, born Madonna Louise Ciccone, 16 August 1958, Bay City, Michigan.