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Girl Name: Magdelena

Name: Magdelena
Pronunciation: \m(a)-gdele-na, mag-de-lena\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: woman from Magdala
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Magdelina, Magdolna, Magdeleine, Magdalina, Magdalene, Magdalen, Magdeline
Similar Names: Madelena, Maddelena


Magdelena \m(a)-gdele-na, mag-de-lena\ as a girl's name is a variant of Magdalena (Greek), and the meaning of Magdelena is "woman from Magdala".

The baby name Magdelena sounds like Magdelina, Magdolna, Magdeleine, Magdalina, Magdalene, Magdalen and Magdeline. Other similar baby names are Madelena and Maddelena.


Magdelena is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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