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Meaning and name origin

Magdalena \m(a)-gdale-na, mag-da-lena\ as a girl's name is pronounced mag-da-LEE-nah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Magdalena is "woman from Magdala". Biblical: Mary Magdalene came from the Magdala area near the sea of Galilee.

Magdalena has 4 variant forms: Magdalen, Magdalene, Magdelena and Magdeline.

For more information, see also related girl names Alena, Magda and Madeline.

Magdalena is also pronounced similarly to Magdalina, Magdaline, Magdalini and Magdelina. Other suggested similar baby names are Madalena, Magdala and Magdolna.


Magdalena is a very popular first name for females (#703 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#81672 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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