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A beautiful, famous painting of Georges de La Tour is called "Magdalen with the Smoking Flame".
-- Morsa  4/12/2006
Magdalen can be pronounced MAWD-lin, as is the case for Magdalen College, Oxford and also Magdalene College, Cambridge.
-- Elly747  1/8/2007
A couple years ago, my coworker's daughter had her first child. She named her Magdalen. Ever since I have LOVED the name. It comes with the adorable nickname - Maggie. It's not unheard of yet it's not common either. It's pretty, sophisticated and elegant. I'm seriously considering it for my daughter.
-- pheebly  3/30/2007
Magdalen (pronounced 'maudlin') is a college of the University of Oxford, founded in 1458.
-- reservoirdoll1987  8/11/2007
What a delightful name! Definitely would pronounce MAG-da-len, and not MAUD-lin, however. Maggy or Maggie is a cute nickname, but the unique given name Magdalen is so much better.
-- edenrowe  12/30/2007
I think this is ugly. Reminds me of a old nasty witch or some type of doctor with hairy mole.
-- liver  6/25/2008
The full name of Repo: The Genetic Opera's opera singer Blind Mag.
-- dramaelf  6/26/2009
Blind Mag's real name is Magdalene, not Madgalen.

Personally, I like Magdalene better as well.
-- dressandtie  8/29/2013

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