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Name Magdalene

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About the name Magdalene in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, English
Short forms:Alene, Lene, Madlene
Saints:Mary Magdalene
Popularity:no rank in any popularity list in this database
Similarly written:Magdalen, Magdalena, Madalena, Maddalena, Madlene     Details
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About Magdalena, the group of names with the same origin as Magdalene

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,  13:Magdalena Austria/Vienna 2007,  14:Madalena Portugal 2012,  30:Madalina Romania 2009,  34:Malene Denmark 1996,  43:Madeleine Sweden 1998,  50:Madeline USA 1998,  59:Madelyn USA 2009,  62:Madelen Norway 2011,  70:Lene Norway 1999
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