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Magdalene Meaning


What does Magdalene mean?

The name Magdalene is of German origin.

The meaning of Magdalene is "of Magdala".

Magdalene is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 9 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Mag-da-lene.

The Given Name Magdalene

The name Magdalene derives from a character in the New Testament who came from the town of Magdala.

Magdala was a village on the Galilee that was located a few miles north of Tiberias and its name means "high tower" in Hebrew.

Mary Magdalene or Mary of Magdala, who was given this name to distinguish her from other Marys, was healed by Jesus of evil spirits and infirmities.

It is widely accepted that she is also the repentant sinner who washed Christ's feet with her tears.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Magdalene Ho Kye im, and Magdalene Pak Pong son.

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Magdalene Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,694 in baby name popularity for girls with 122 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,868 in baby name popularity for girls with 109 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Magdalene has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Magdalene Name Popularity Page.

Magdalene Related Names

Magdalene is a form of Magdalen.

Variants of the name Magdalene include Madeline, Madgalene, Magdala, Magdalen.

The names Maddalena, Magdalena, Magdalina, Magdalone, Magdelena, Magdolna, Maialen, Makelina, Marlene, Matleena, Modlen are all forms of Magdalene.

Magdalene has the diminutives (nicknames) Malene, Malin.

Famous Magdalenes

  • Magdalene Ho Kye im ~ Saint
  • Magdalene Pak Pong son ~ Saint

Magdalene Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Magdalene.

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Magdalene Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Magdalene in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Magdalene.

Just for fun, see the name Magdalene in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Magdalene in Nautical Flags page.