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 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).