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Magdalena 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 names Alena, Magda and Madeline.
Baby names that sound like Magdalena are Magdalina, Magdolna, Magdelina, Magdalini, Magdaline and Magdala.
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Popularity of Magdalena
Magdalena is a very popular first name for women (#703 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#81672 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Magdalena for girls. (2012 statistics) Compare Magdalena with its variant forms and related girl baby names.