Name: Madden

Origin and Meaning of the Name Madden

  • Meaning:
    Descendant of the hound
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Descendant of the hound
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (MAD den)
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    Itself (Madden)
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Miscellaneous Info for Madden

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  • Used in:
    English and Gaelic speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Anglicized form of the Irish surname Ó Madáin.

    The original Irish surname was Ua Madadháin, meaning 'grandson/descendant of Madadhan' ('little dog'); it is now generally simplified O Madain.

    The Maddens traditionally number among the tribes of Maine Mor, fifth century King of Connacht, from whom they take their clan name Ui Maine, 'descendants of Maine'.

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