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What does Magali mean?

Magali Pronunciation of Magali as a girls' name is pronounced ma-ga-LEE. It is of French and Greek origin, and the meaning of Magali is "pearl". Variant of Margaret. Also possibly from the Persian name Mar Galiti meaning "daughter of the sea" or "child of light", or from the French name Madeleine. Also form of Maggie.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, sea, light


VARIANTS Magaley, Magalie, Magaly, Maggali


OTHER FORMS VIA MADELEINE, MARGARET Madalyn, Mag, Maggi, Maggie, Maggy, Maiga, Marga, Margalit, Margalo, Margarit, Marji, Megan, Meggi



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How popular is Magali?

Magali is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3551 out of 4276, Top 83%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Magali entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak position of #1331 in the U.S. in the year 2000, but is not listed currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Magali name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Magali outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Madalyn (#731 IN 2018), Madeleine (#376), Magaly, Maggie (#292), Margaret (#127) and Megan (#545) are the prominent variation forms of Magali rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Marga, are uncommon. These relations of Magali were at the peak of their popularity in the 1910s (USAGE OF 2.48%) and have become much less conventional since (USAGE 0.31%, 88%), with forms like Maggie becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Magali, Madalyn, Madeleine, Magaly, Maggie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Margaret, Megan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Adali, Angeli, Anjali, Emali, Hali, Halli, Harli, Kaeli, Kahli, Kaili, Kali, Kalli, Macaela, Macaria, Maci, Madlin, Maegan, Maelle, Maemi, Magda, Magdala, Magdaline, Magdalini, Maggey, Magli, Magnolia, Maguy, Mahala, Mahalah, Mahalee, Mahali, Mahalia, Mahaliah, Mahelia, Maia, Maiah, Maible, Maillie, Makayla, Makyla, Mali, Malia, Malori, Mandi, Marah, Maralin, Maraline, Maraya, Marci, Marell, Margaux, Margi, Mari, Marilin, Marlie, Marlin, Marlis, Marni, Marylin, Masada, Mata, Maxi, Mehalia, Melli, Meral, Mical, Milli, Mohala, Molli, Mykala, Natali, Pali, Pauli, Razili and Valli. These names tend to be less frequently used than Magali.

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