What does Magdalen mean?
Magdalen [mag-dalen] as a girls' name is a Hebrew and Greek name, and the name Magdalen means "woman from Magdala". Magdalen is a variant form of Madeline (Hebrew): form of Madeleine. Magdalen is also a form of Magdalena (Greek).
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18 more different relations via Madeline, Magdalena: Madaleine, Madalena, Madalene, Madalyn, Madalynn▲, Maddelena, Madelena, Madelene, Madelon, Madelyn▲, Madilyn▲, Madlen, Madlin, Madlyn, Magda, Magdala, Magdolna and Marlen.Creative forms:
(male) Middle name pairings:
Magdalen Bryanna (M.B.), ..
How popular is Magdalen?
Magdalen is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3026 out of 4276, Top 71%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Magdalen reached its peak position of #629 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Madelyn (#59 in recent rankings), Madeline (#90), Madilyn (#315), Madalyn (#570), Madalynn (#685), Magdalena (#1103), Magdalene (#1807), Marlen, Magdaline, Madlyn, Madelon, Madalene, Madelene and Magda are the popular varying forms of Magdalen appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Magdalen were favored as birth names a decade ago (usage of 0.9%) and are almost as common today (usage 0.69%, ▼23%). Madeline is the firm favorite, although Madilyn appears to be gaining favor too, while Magdalena has become less contemporary.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Caitlen, Callen, Cathaleen, Eaden, Jadien, Jayden▼, Kalen, Karlen, Kataleen, Kathaleen, Kaylen, Madeleine▲, Madelle, Madelyne, Madelynn▲, Madge▼, Madisen▼, Madison, Maelee, Maelle, Maffalda, Magaley, Magali, Magalie, Magaly, Maggali, Maggie▼, Mahalah, Mahalee, Mahalla, Mahalya, Maidel, Maidie, Maighdlin, Malea, Mandalin (see Mandoline), Mandaline, Mandalyn, Mandalynn, Mandee, Mandelin, Mandolin, Mandolyn, Maralin, Maralyn, Marcelyn, Margalit, Margalo, Marialena, Marian▼, Mariann, Marielena, Marien, Marilena, Marillyn, Marlea, Marleni, Marley▲, Marlin, Marlon, Marralynn (see Marilyn), Marrlen, Marrlin, Marvele, Maude▼, Maudie▼, Mayble, Maylene, Maysen, Megen, Meggan, Migdalia, Migdalla (see Migdalia), Nataleen and Rosalen. These names tend to be less commonly used than Magdalen.See names in meaning and etymology.