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What does Magdalen mean?

Magdalen Pronunciation of Magdalen as a girls' name is a Hebrew and Greek name, and the name Magdalen means "woman from Magdala". Magdalen is a variant form of Madeline (Hebrew): form of Madeleine. Magdalen is also a form of Magdalena (Greek).




VARIANTS Magdeline, Magdelina, Magdelena, Magdeleine, Magdalini, Magdaline, Magdalina, Magdalene

OTHER FORMS VIA MADELINE, MAGDALENA Madaleine, Madalena, Madalene, Madalyn, Madalynn, Maddelena, Madelena, Madelene, Madelon, Madelyn, Madilyn, Madlen, Madlin, Madlyn, Magda, Magdala, Magdolna, Marlen



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How popular is Magdalen?

Magdalen is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3026 out of 4276, Top 71%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Magdalen reached its peak position of #629 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Madelyn (#72 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Madeline (#100), Madilyn (#328), Madalyn (#731), Madalynn (#911), Magdalena (#1046), Magdalene (#1694), Madalene, Madelene, Madelon, Madlyn, Magda, Magdaline and Marlen are the popular varying forms of Magdalen appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Magdalen were favored as birth names a decade ago (USAGE OF 0.68%) and are almost as common today (USAGE 0.51%, 25%). Madeline is the firm favorite, although Madilyn appears to be gaining favor too, while Marlen has become less contemporary.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Magdalen, Madalene, Madalyn, Madalynn, Madelene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madeline, Madelon, Madelyn, Madilyn, Madlyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Magda, Magdalena, Magdalene, Magdaline, Marlen in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Caitlen, Callen, Cathaleen, Eaden, Jadien, Jayden, Kalen, Karlen, Kataleen, Kathaleen, Kaylen, Madeleine, Madelle, Madelyne, Madelynn, Madge, Madisen, Madison, Maelee, Maelle, Maffalda, Magaley, Magali, Magalie, Magaly, Maggali, Maggie, Mahalah, Mahalee, Mahalla, Mahalya, Maidel, Maidie, Maighdlin, Malea, Mandalin (see Mandoline), Mandaline, Mandalyn, Mandalynn, Mandee, Mandelin, Mandolin, Mandolyn, Maralin, Maralyn, Marcelyn, Margalit, Margalo, Marialena, Marian, Mariann, Marielena, Marien, Marilena, Marillyn, Marlea, Marleni, Marley, Marlin, Marlon, Marralynn (see Marilyn), Marrlen, Marrlin, Marvele, Maude, Maudie, Mayble, Maylene, Maysen, Megen, Meggan, Migdalia, Migdalla (see Migdalia), Nataleen and Rosalen. These names tend to be less commonly used than Magdalen.

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