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What does Magali mean?

Magali \m(a)-ga-li\ as a girls' name is pronounced ma-ga-LEE. It is of French and Greek origin, and the meaning of Magali is "pearl". Variant of Margaret. Also possibly from the Persian name Mar Galiti meaning "daughter of the sea" or "child of light", or from the French name Madeleine.


Magali has 4 variants: Magaley, Magalie, Magaly and Maggali.

For more information, see also related girl names Kiki and Maggie.

Magali has 13 more different forms via Madeleine, Margaret: Madalyn, Mag, Maggi, Maggie, Maggy, Maiga, Marga, Margalit, Margalo, Margarit, Marji, Megan and Meggi.


Magali is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3551 out of 4276, Top 83%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Magali and related names. Madalyn (#518 in 2014), Madeleine (#283), Maggie (#239), Margaret (#169) and Megan (#308) are the prominent variation forms of Magali (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in the year 2001 (usage of 0.805%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.6966%, down 13.5%). Madalyn (#518), Madeleine (#283), Maggie (#239) and Megan (#308) are four of the more trendy names for newborns in this compilation, and there is also a resurgence in birth name popularity for Madeleine and Maggie. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Madalyn, Madeleine, Maggie, Margaret, Megan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Madeleine, Margaret, Megan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Magli and Mahali. These names tend to be less frequently used than Magali.