Gender Feminine
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. al-moo-DHEH-na  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derived from Arabic المدينة (al-mudaynah) meaning "the citadel". It was in a building by this name that a concealed statue of the Virgin Mary was discovered during the Reconquista in Madrid. The Virgin of Almudena, that is Mary, is the patron saint of Madrid.


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   refined   strange   complex   serious  

Name Days

Spain: November 9


Entry updated November 20, 2020