What does Magdala mean?
Magdala \m(a)-gda-la, mag-dala\ as a name for girls. Magdala's roots are Hebrew and Spanish, and the meaning of the name Magdala is "woman from Magdala; tower". Magdala is a form of Madeline (Hebrew): variant of Madeleine. Magdala is also a form of Migdalia (Spanish, Hebrew). See also Alena.
Magdala has 1 variant: Migdalla.
Magdala has 41 more related forms via Madeline, Migdalia: Mada, Madalaina, Madalena, Madalene, Madalyn, Madalynn, Maddelena, Maddie, Maddy, Madel, Madelena, Madelina, Madella, Madelle, Madelon, Madelyn, Madena, Madge▼, Madilyn, Madina, Madlen, Madlin, Madlyn, Mady, Madzia, Magda, Magdalen▼, Magdalena▼, Magdalene▼, Magdalina, Magdaline, Magdalini, Magdelina, Magdolna, Maidel, Mala, Malena, Malina, Marlena▼, Maud▼ and Maude▼.
Magdala is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Magdala is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Magdala and associated names. Popular varying forms of Magdala (#unlisted) are Madelyn (#59 a year ago), Madeline (#89), Madilyn (#303), Madalyn (#518), Alena (#617), Madalynn (#649), Magdalena (#976), Maude, Migdalia, Maud, Marlena, Madge, Magdalene and Magdalen. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.3523%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2706%, down 23.2%), with forms such as Madge, Magdalene, Magdalen, Marlena and Maud falling out of fashion. The most fashionable girl names in this compilation are Alena (#617), Madelyn (#59), Madilyn (#303), Madeline (#89) and Madalynn (#649), and there is a resurgence in baby name popularity for Madeline and Madelyn. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)