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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. MAD-ə-lin(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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