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magdalena

FORM OF:
magdalene
OTHER SCRIPTS:
Bulgarian / Macedonian (Магдалена)
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

  • bulgarianbulgarian
  • croatiancroatian
  • czechczech
  • dutchdutch
  • englishenglish
  • finnishfinnish
  • germangerman
  • icelandicicelandic
  • italianitalian
  • lithuanianlithuanian
  • macedonianmacedonian
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • old norseold norse
  • old swedishold swedish
  • polishpolish
  • romanianromanian
  • sloveneslovene
  • spanishspanish
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
bulgarian
Madlena
croatian
Madlena
czech
mahulena, magdalÉna
dutch
madelon, Magali
english
madeleine, magdalen, magdalene, madalyn, madelaine, madelina, madelyn, madlyn, madoline, madeline, madilyn, madalynn, madelynn, madelynne, madolyn, Madylin
finnish
magdalina, madeleine, 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
german
madeleine, magdalene, Madlena
icelandic
Magðalena
italian
maddalena, Madelena
lithuanian
magdalietė
norwegian
magdalina, madeleine, magdalene, madelaine, madeline, madalena, Madelin, Madelen, Madel, Madela, Madelene, Magdalon, Magdali, Magdela, Magdele, Magdeli
romanian
mĂdĂlina
slovene
Majdalena
swedish
magdalina, madeleine, 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
MASCULINE
dutch
Magdalenus
italian
maddaleno, magdaleno, magdalo, maido
PET & SHORT FORM
bulgarian
magda, Meglena
croatian
madlen, magda, manda, mandica, majda, Majdi, Majdica, Majdka
czech
magda, majda
dutch
magda, Leen, Leentje, Lenie, Lenneke, Leny, MAGGIE
english
maida, maidel, maidie, mayda, maydena, maydey, maidy
finnish
malin, Madli, Madde, Maddi, Matel, Mateli, Malena, Mata
german
madlen, magda, Malena, Malina, Maline
icelandic
magda, Maddý, Malena
italian
maida
lithuanian
magdė, Magdalė, Madlyna, Madlynė, Madlynė, Madė, Magė
norwegian
magda, malin, malene, Madli, Madly, Malena, Amagda, Maline
polish
magda, Madzia, Magdzia, Magdusia, Magdalenka, Magdzieńka
romanian
magda
slovene
majda, Maja, Majo, Majski, Majdi, Majdica, Majdka
spanish
magda, lena, Mada, Malena, Mane
swedish
magda, malin, Madi, Madli, Madde, Maddi, Malena, Maline

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
magdalene
basque
maialen, malen, matxalen
danish
magdalina, madeleine, magdalene, madelaine, madeline, Madelin, Madelein, Madelene, Madlen, Magdalone, Magdelone, Magdaline
french
madeleine, madeline
georgian
Madlena
greek
magdaliní
greenlandic
magdalene, Magdaline, Mátalîna, Magtalît, Mattaliina, Mattaliit
hungarian - magyar
magdolna, magdalÉna
irish
madailéin, mhaigdiléana
latin
magdalene
latvian
magdalēna
middle english
maudlin
old danish
magdalene
portuguese
madalena
russian
magdalina
slovak
magdalÉna
welsh
madeleine

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

4
Numerological Values:
4

Order, practicality, sincerity and hard work are some of the character traits associated with this number. A number 4 person is disciplined, serious, honest and will work steadily to achieving his goal. Such a person can bring order to an otherwise chaotic situation.

Chakra Number:
4: The number of the Heart Chakra "Anahata"

Green is the main heart chakra color. It is the color of healing, balance, tranquility, and serenity. Green brings wholeness to our lives and it is the color most frequently found in nature. Learn more about this color and discover its meaning.

Color meaning:

The color green is the color of balance and harmony. From a color psychology perspective, it is the great balancer of the heart and the emotions, creating equilibrium between the head and the heart. From a meaning of colors perspective, green is also the color of growth, the color of spring, of renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back to a sense of well being. This is why there is so much of this relaxing color on the earth, and why we need to keep it that way.

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Name Songs

Song Artist
MAGDALENA BRANDON FLOWERS
MAGDALENA GUY SKORNIK
MAGDALENA JACQUELINE BOYER
MAGDALENA JULIE PIETRI
MAGDALENA LO'JO

Notable people and personalities​

Magdalena Abakanowicz (born 1930), Polish Sculptor, Painter
Magdalena Abakanowicz, Polish Sculptor, Painter
Magdalena Augusta Of Anhalt-zerbst (1679–1740), Duchess Of Saxe-gotha-altenburg
Magdalena Brzeska (1978), Polish-german Gymnast
Magdalena Cielecka, Polish Actress
Magdalena Forsberg (born 1967), Swedish Biathlete
Magdalena Fularczyk, Polish Rower
Magdalena Gessler, Polish Restaurateur
Magdalena GwizdoŃ, Polish Biathlete
Magdalena Jaworska, Polish Journalist, Winner Of Miss Polish 1984
Magdalena KaliŇÁk, Polish Journalist
Magdalena Kemnitz, Polish Rower
Magdalena Knight (1957), German Actress
Magdalena Lamparska, Polish Actress
Magdalena Leciejewska, Polish Basketball
Magdalena Maleeva (1975), Bulgarian Tennis Player
Magdalena Margulewicz, Polish Actress
Magdalena Masny, Polish Model
Magdalena Mazur, Polish Model And Actress
Magdalena Michalak, Polish Journalist
Magdalena Mielcarz, Polish Actress
Magdalena MoŁek, Polish Journalist
Magdalena MÜller (1941–2004), German Sports Journalist And Tv Presenter
Magdalena Neuner (1987), German Biathlete
Magdalena Piekorz, Polish Film Director
Magdalena Rembacz, Polish Actress
Magdalena Ridge-mark, Polish Politician, Member Of The Polish Parliament
Magdalena RÓŻczka, Polish Actress
Magdalena Rybarikova, Slovak Tennis Player
Magdalena Samozwaniec, Polish Writer, Poet
Magdalena Schejbal, Polish Actress
Magdalena Sibylle (1648–1681) Daughter Of August, Duke Of Saxe-weissenfels
Magdalena Sliwa, Polish Volleyball Player
Magdalena Strompach (1919–1988), Slovak Painter
Magdalena StuŻyŃska, Polish Actress
Magdalena Turba (1983), German Dubbing
Magdalena Umer, Polish Singer, Journalist, Director
Magdalena Von Rudy (1973), Polish Artist
Magdalena Walach, Polish Actress
Magdalena Wednesday, Polish Philosopher, Ethicist, Feminist
Magdalena WÓjcik, Polish Actress
Magdalena WÓjcik, Polish Singer
Magdalena Zawadzka, Polish Actress