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What does Magda mean?

Magda \m(a)-gda, mag-da\ as a girls' name is pronounced MAG-dah. It is of Slavic and German origin. Nickname of Magdalena (Greek) "from Magdala" or Maida (Old English) "maiden".

For more information, see also the related girl name Madeline.


Magda has 12 related forms via Magdalena, Maida: Maddie, Maddy, Mady, Magdalen, Magdalene, Magdelena, Magdeline, Maidel, Maidie, Mayda, Maydena and Maydey.


Magda is a very prominent first name for women (#1341 out of 4276, Top 31%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#22092 out of 88799, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Magda and corresponding names. Madeline (#89 in 2014), Magdalen, Magdalena (#976), Magdalene and Maida are the prominent varying forms of Magda (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. This girl name was at the peak of its popularity during 1890-1899 and is now much less popular, with the forms Magdalen, Magdalena and Magdalene becoming less fashionable. Madeline (#89) is the most fashionable birth name among these, with this name undergoing a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Madeline, Magdalen, Magdalena, Magdalene, Maida in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Mada, Majida, Manda and Masada. These names tend to be less frequently used than Magda.