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What does Magdeline mean?

Magdeline Pronunciation of Magdeline [magde-line] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the name Magdeline means "woman from Magdala". Magdeline is an alternate spelling of Magdalena (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Magdeline has 3 variants: Magdalen, Magdalene and Magdelena.

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Middle name pairings:
Magdeline Laurel (M.L.), ..

How popular is Magdeline?

Magdeline is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Magdeline is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Magdeline (not ranked) are Magdalen, Magdalena (#1103 from current records) and Magdalene (#1807). These relations of Magdeline were popular with parents a century ago (average #545) and are now much less popular (#1636, 64.9%), with the version Magdalena becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Magdeline and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Magdeline is alike in pronunciation to Magdalina, Magdaline, Magdalini, Magdeleine and Magdelina. Other recommended names are Adeline, Angeline, Cateline, Edeline, Jaqueline, Kateline, Katheline, Madaleine, Madalene, Maddelena, Madelaine, Madelayne, Madeleine, Madelena, Madelene, Madelina, Madeline, Madelle, Madelon, Madelyn, Madelyne, Madelynn, Madelynne, Madlin, Magalie, Magdala, Magdolna, Maighdlin, Mandalin (see Mandoline), Mandaline, Mandelin, Mandellin (see Mandoline), Mandolin, Mandoline, Maraline, Marcelina, Marceline, Marcelline, Marline, Meline, Micheline, Migdalia, Miguelina, Odeline and Wendeline. These names tend to be more commonly used than Magdeline.

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