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Name Magda

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About the name Magda in particular

Languages of use:German
Is short form of:Magdalena
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Agda, Magna, Aada, Ada, Aida, Ajda, Alda, Amanda, Arda, Arda     Details
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About Magdalena, the group of names with the same origin as Magda

Meaning/translation:of Magdala
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin:in the Bible Maria Magdalene is a disciple of Jesus
 she was called thus because she was from the town of Magdala on the sea of Galilee
 the name of the city derives from the Hebrew/Aramaic word for tower
Words:migdal = the tower  Hebrew
Topics:Geographic name, New Testament
Variants' top ranks:3:Malin Norway 1998,  8:Lene Denmark 2015,  10:Alena Czechia 2015,  11:Magdalena Munich 2014,  14:Madalena Portugal 2012,  18:Magdolna Hungary 2014,  30:Madalina Romania 2009,  34:Malene Denmark 1996,  43:Madeleine Sweden 1998,  50:Madeline USA 1998
Somehow related to:Marielena, Marlene
Name variants:Alena, Alene, Leentje, Lena, Lene, Lenka, Madalena, Madalina, Madalyn, Madalynn, Maddalena, Madelaine, Madelane, Madeleine, Madelen, Madelena, Madeline, Madelyn, Madelynn, Madilyn, Madilynn, Madlaina, Madleen, Madleine, Madlen, Madlena, Madlene, Magda, Magdalen, Magdalena, Magdalene, Magdolna, Malene, Malin, Malina   Sortable list   Details

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Belgium prevalence 2013 125