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What does Magdeleine mean?

Magdeleine Pronunciation of Magdeleine [magdeleine] as a name for girls is of Hebrew origin, and the name Magdeleine means "woman from Magdala". Magdeleine is an alternate form of Madeline (Hebrew): form of Madeleine.


Magdeleine has 7 variants: Magdalen, Magdalena, Magdalene, Magdalina, Magdaline, Magdalini and Magdelina.

11 more alternative forms via Madeline: Madaleine, Madalene, Maddelena, Madelaine, Madelayne, Madeleine, Madelena, Madelene, Madelina, Madelyne and Madelynne.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Magdeleine Hadlee (M.H.), ..

How popular is Magdeleine?

Magdeleine is a rare given name for women. Magdeleine is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Magdeleine (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Madalene, Madelaine, Madeleine (#301 via latest list), Madelene, Madeline (#90), Madelyne, Magdalen, Magdalena (#1103), Magdalene (#1807) and Magdaline. Adoption of these forms of Magdeleine reached its most widespread 2 decades ago (adoption of 0.5%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.3%, 36.1% less), with the form Magdalena becoming less fashionable. Madeleine is the most chic baby name in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madalene, Madelaine, Madeleine, Madelene, Madeline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madelyne, Magdalen, Magdalena, Magdalene, Magdaline in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Magdeleine is pronounced similarly to Magdelena and Magdeline. Other recommended names are Adeline, Angelene, Angeline, Cateline, Edeline, Jaqueline, Kaelene, Kateline, Katheline, Madalaina, Madalena, Madelle, Madelon, Madelyn, Madelynn, Madlen, Madlin, Maelee, Magalie, Magdala, Magdolna, Maighdlin, Mandalin (see Mandoline), Mandaline, Mandelin, Mandellin (see Mandoline), Mandellyn (see Mandoline), Mandolin, Mandoline, Mandolynne, Maraline, Marcelina, Marceline, Marcellina, Marcelline, Marielena, Marilene, Marjolaine, Marleene, Marleina, Marlene, Marlenne, Marline, Maylene, Melaine, Melene, Meline, Melvine, Micheline, Migdalia, Miguelina, Modestine, Odeline, Raelaine, Raelene, Raleine, Rayleine (see Raina) and Wendeline. These names tend to be more commonly used than Magdeleine.

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