Madita

Gender: Feminine
Origin: German
(mah-DEE-tah)

The name is from an obscure German diminutive form of Margarete, and was popularized in Germany as an independent given name via the German translation title of the Astrid Lindgren novel, Madicken.

Madicken is an archaic Swedish diminutive form of Margaret, now occasionally used as an independent given name.

It is also the stage name of Austrian singer known simply as Madita born Edita Malovčić (b.1978).

Currently, Madita is the 200th most popular female name in Germany, (2011).