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What does Magdalene mean?

Magdalene Pronunciation of Magdalene as a girls' name is a Hebrew and Greek name, and the meaning of the name Magdalene is "woman from Magdala". Magdalene is a version of Madeline (Hebrew): variant spelling of Madeleine. Magdalene is also a variant of Magdalena (Greek). See also Alena, Marlene




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

RELATED FORMS VIA MADELINE, MAGDALENA Madaleine, Madalena, Madalene, Madalyn, Madalynn, Maddelena, Madeleine, Madelena, Madelene, Madelyne, Madlen, Magdala, Magdolna, Marlene



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How popular is Magdalene?

Magdalene is a very prominent first name for females (#1460 out of 4276, Top 34%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Magdalene reached its highest rank of #512 in the U.S. in the 1910s, and is at #1694 presently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Magdalene (#1694 A YEAR AGO) are Madeline (#100), Madeleine (#376), Madalyn (#731), Alena (#736), Madalynn (#911), Magdalena (#1046), Marlene (#1383), Madalene, Madelene, Madelyne, Magdalen and Magdaline. Other variants, like Magdelina, are seldom used. These forms of Magdalene reached the height of their popularity in the year 1998 (MEDIAN #1204) and are somewhat less popular today (#1305, 40%). Madeline is the continual favorite, though Alena has become popular as well over time, while Marlene is no longer trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Magdalene, Alena, Madalene, Madalyn, Madalynn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madeleine, Madelene, Madeline, Madelyne, Magdalen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Magdalena, Magdaline, Marlene in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Adalene, Adaline, Adilene, Angelene, Cailene, Caraline, Carlene, Cataline, Cathaline, Cathlene, Darlene, Darylene, Earlene, Emalene, Emmalene, Gaylene, Haldane, Jaylene, Kailene, Kathlene, Kaylene, Madalaina, Madelayne, Madena, Madilyn, Madlin, Maelee, Magaley, Magalie, Maggali, Mahalee, Mandalin (see Mandoline), Mandaline, Mandalyn, Mandalynn, Mandee, Mandolin, Mandoline, Mandolyn, Maralin, Maralina, Maraline, Maralyn, Maralynn (see Marilyn), Marceline, Marcilee, Margarete, Marialena, Mariane, Marianne, Marielena, Marilene, Marlee, Marleene, Marlele, Marlena, Marlenne, Marline, Marlyne, Marralynn (see Marilyn), Marsalina, Marvadene, Maurene, Maxene, Maylene, Mazarine, Melene, Migdalia, Migdalla (see Migdalia), Natalene, Nataline, Shalene, Talene, Valene and Wendaline. These names tend to be less frequently used than Magdalene.

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