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Meaning and name origin

Magali \m(a)-ga-li\ as a girl's 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 variant forms: Magaley, Magalie, Magaly and Maggali.

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


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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Magali and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Margaret (#169), Maggie (#239) and Madeleine (#283). (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

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