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madeleine

FORM OF:
magdalena, magdalene
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew  /  aramaic 
NAME ROOT:
MIGDáL ‎> MIGDALáH > MAGDāLā́ > MAGDALēNḗ
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
MIGDáL ‎(מִגְדָּל)‎ MIGDALáH ‎(מִגְדָּלָהּ) MAGDāLā́ ‎(μαγδᾱλᾱ́) MAGDALēNḗ ‎(Μαγδαληνή)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Ancient Greek magdālā́ ‎(μαγδᾱλᾱ́) Magdalēnḗ ‎(Μαγδαληνή), which in turn from the Hebrew “migdál ‎/ migdaláh”, meaning “elegant, great, or tower”. Migdal is the name of at least two places in ancient Israel mentioned in the Jewish Talmud and one place that may be mentioned in the Christian New Testament. Mary of Magdala and sometimes the Magdalene is a religious figure in Christianity. She has been called the second-most important woman in the New Testament after Mary the mother of Jesus. Mary Magdalene traveled with Jesus as one of his followers.
KEYWORDS:
BIBLICAL / RELIGION (SAINTS)

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • englishenglish
  • finnishfinnish
  • frenchfrench
  • germangerman
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • swedishswedish
  • welshwelsh

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
magdalina, magdalene, madelaine, madeline, Madelin, Madelein, Madelene, Madlen, Magdalone, Magdelone, Magdaline
english
magdalen, magdalena, magdalene, madalyn, madelaine, madelina, madelyn, madlyn, madoline, madeline, madilyn, madalynn, madelynn, madelynne, madolyn, Madylin
finnish
magdalina, magdalena, magdalene, madelaine, madeline, madalena, Madelen, Madelain, Madelein, Madeleina, Madelena, Madelene, Madelène, Madleen, Madleena, Madlein, Madleine, Madlen, Madlena, Madlene, Matleena, Matlee, Matliena, Magdaleena, Maktaleena, Mataleen, Mataleena
french
madeline
german
magdalena, magdalene, Madlena
norwegian
magdalina, magdalena, magdalene, madelaine, madeline, madalena, Madelin, Madelen, Madel, Madela, Madelene, Magdalon, Magdali, Magdela, Magdele, Magdeli
swedish
magdalina, magdalena, magdalene, madelaine, madeline, madalena, madelon, Madelin, Madelen, Maddeleine, Maddelen, Maddelena, Maddelene, Madel, Madela, Madelain, Madeleen, Madelein, Madeleina, Madelén, Madélen, Madelena, Madelene, Madelené, Madeléne, Madelène, Madélene, Madéléne, Madeleyne, Madlaine, Madleen, Madleena, Madlein, Madleine, Madlen, Madlén, Madlena, Madlene, Madléne, Magdaleena, Magdali, Magdela, Magdele, Magdeli, Magdaline
PET & SHORT FORM
danish
magda, malene, Maddi, Malena, Maline
english
maida, maidel, maidie, mayda, maydena, maydey, maidy
finnish
malin, Madli, Madde, Maddi, Matel, Mateli, Malena, Mata
french
madou, mado, madelon
german
madlen, magda, Malena, Malina, Maline
norwegian
magda, malin, malene, Madli, Madly, Malena, Amagda, Maline
swedish
magda, malin, Madi, Madli, Madde, Maddi, Malena, Maline

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
magdalene
basque
maialen, malen, matxalen
bulgarian
magdalena, Madlena
croatian
magdalena, Madlena
czech
magdalena, mahulena, magdalÉna
dutch
magdalena, madelon, Magali
georgian
Madlena
greek
magdaliní
greenlandic
magdalene, Magdaline, Mátalîna, Magtalît, Mattaliina, Mattaliit
hungarian - magyar
magdolna, magdalÉna
icelandic
magdalena, Magðalena
irish
madailéin, mhaigdiléana
italian
magdalena, maddalena, Madelena
latin
magdalene
latvian
magdalēna
lithuanian
magdalena, magdalietė
macedonian
magdalena
middle english
maudlin
old danish
magdalene
old norse
magdalena
old swedish
magdalena
polish
magdalena
portuguese
madalena
romanian
magdalena, mĂdĂlina
russian
magdalina
slovak
magdalÉna
slovene
magdalena, Majdalena
spanish
magdalena

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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MADELEINE FÉLIX MARTEN
MADELEINE FRANCIS CABREL
MADELEINE FRANÇOIS BUDET
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MADELEINE HUGUES AUFRAY
MADELEINE JACK LANTIER
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SUR LA MARIE-MADELEINE JEAN-CLAUDE DARNAL
MADELINE JEAN-MICHEL CARADEC
COMME LA MADELEINE JEAN-MICHEL PITON
MADELEINE JOËL DENIS
MADELEINE LES OCTAVES
MADELEINE MADELON LINE & WILLY
QUAND MADELEINE LUCETTE RAILLAT
MADELEINE OU À PARIS, QUE FAIS-TU MADELEINE ? LUIS MARIANO
MADELEINE LYS ASSIA
LA MADELEINE MARC OGERET
MADELEINE MARGUERITE MARCEL AMONT
LA MADELEINE (ELLE SAIT MIEUX QUE MOI) MARIE LAFORÊT
MADELEINE DES PYRÉNÉES MARIE-JOSÉE NEUVILLE
MADEMOISELLE MADELEINE MAURANE
MADELEINE MICHAEL VON DER HEIDE
MADELEINE MICHEL RIVARD
MADELEINE MONSIEUR LUNE
MADELEINE MOULOUDJI
MADELEINE PATRICK FONT
L'ENTERREMENT DE MADELEINE PHILIPPE CLAY
MADELEINE PIERRE BACHELET
MADELEINE PIERRE CHÊNE
MADELEINE RAYMOND FAU
MADELEINE (PAPER ROSES) RENÉE LEBAS
MADELEINE BAS-DE-LAINE TÉTÉ
MADELINE THE QUAKER THE WHISKEY BOYS
MADELEINE THOMAS FERSEN
MADELEINE ZACHARY RICHARD
MADELINE ZACHARY RICHARD

Notable people and personalities​

Madeleine Albright (1937), American Politician, Former Secretary Of State
Madeleine Béjart (1618–1672), French Theater Actress
Madeleine Berthod, Swiss Alpine
Madeleine Boullogne, French Painter
Madeleine Bourdouxhe (1906–1996), Belgian Writer
Madeleine Brès, French Doctor
Madeleine Carroll (1906–1987) Was An English Actress
Madeleine De Puisieux (1720–1798), French Philosopher And Feminist Writer
Madeleine De Scudery (1607–1701), French Writer
Madeleine Gustafsson, Writer And Translator
Madeleine Hartog Bell, Peruvian Miss World 1967
Madeleine L'engle (1917–2007), American Writer
Madeleine Leijonhufvud, Professor Of Criminal Law
Madeleine Martin (born 1993) American Actress
Madeleine Of Sweden (born 1982), Daughter Of King Carl Xvi. Gustaf Of Sweden
Madeleine Peyroux, American Jazz Singer, Songwriter, And Guitarist
Madeleine Pyk (born 1934) Swedish Artist And Writer
Madeleine Robinson, French Actress
Madeleine Sauveur (1951), German Cabaret Artist
Madeleine Stowe (born 1958) American Actress
Madeleine Thérèse Amelie Josephine (born 1982), Duchess Of Hälsingland, Daughter Of King Carl Xvi Gustaf
Madeleine Vionnet, French Fashion Designer