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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.MAD-ə-l!n English
MAD-ə-lien English
MAD-LEEN French
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Meaning & History

English form of MAGDALENE. This is the name of the heroine in a series of children's books by Ludwig Bemelmans, first published 1939.
DiminutivesMaddie, Maddy English
Other Languages & CulturesShelena African American Maialen Basque Magdalene Biblical Magdalene Biblical Greek Magdalene Biblical Latin Magdalena, Magdalina Bulgarian Magdalena Catalan Magdalena, Magda, Majda, Manda Croatian Magdaléna, Magdalena, Alena, Lenka, Magda Czech Magdalena, Lena, Magda, Malene Danish Madelon, Magdalena, Magda Dutch Matleena, Leena Finnish Magdalena, Magdalene, Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni, Magda German Magdalini, Lena, Magda Greek Magdaléna, Magdolna, Magda Hungarian Madailéin Irish Maddalena, Lena Italian Magdalena Macedonian Magdalena, Lena, Linn, Magda, Malene, Malin Norwegian Magali, Magdalena Occitan Magdalena, Lena, Magda Polish Madalena, Magda Portuguese Mădălina, Magdalena, Magda Romanian Magdalena, Manda Serbian Magdaléna, Alena, Lenka Slovak Magdalena, Alena, Alenka, Majda Slovene Magdalena, Malena Spanish Madeleine, Magdalena, Lena, Linn, Magda, Malena, Malin Swedish

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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute