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What does Magali mean?

Magali Pronunciation of Magali [ma-g-a-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.

Associated with: greek, sea, light.


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

Affiliated girl names: Kiki and Maggie.

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

Creative forms:
(female) Marali, ..

(male) Magale, Magle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Magali Elaine (M.E.), ..

How popular is Magali?

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)

Magali entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak position of #1331 in the U.S. in the year 2000, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Magali name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Magali outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Madalyn (#570 in 2015), Madeleine (#301), Magaly, Maggie (#241), Margaret (#154) and Megan (#384) are the prominent variation forms of Magali rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Marga, are uncommon. These relations of Magali were at the peak of their popularity in the 1890s (usage of 4.71%) and have become much less conventional since (usage 0.36%, 92%), with forms like Maggie becoming less fashionable. Madeleine is the most trendy name for newborns in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Magali, Madalyn, Madeleine, Magaly, Maggie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margaret, Megan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adali, Angeli, Anjali, Emali, Hali, Halli, Harli, Kaeli, Kahli, Kaili, Kali, Kalli, Macaela, Macaria, Maci, Madlin, Maegan, Maelle, Maemi, Magda, Magdala, Magdaline, Magdalini, Maggey, Magli, Magnolia, Maguy, Mahala, Mahalah, Mahalee, Mahali, Mahalia, Mahaliah, Mahelia, Maia, Maiah, Maible, Maillie, Makayla, Makyla, Mali, Malia, Malori, Mandi, Marah, Maralin, Maraline, Maraya, Marci, Marell, Margaux, Margi, Mari, Marilin, Marlie, Marlin, Marlis, Marni, Marylin, Masada, Mata, Maxi, Mehalia, Melli, Meral, Mical, Milli, Mohala, Molli, Mykala, Natali, Pali, Pauli, Razili and Valli. These names tend to be less frequently used than Magali.

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