Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. MAH-lin
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Meaning & History

Swedish and Norwegian short form of Magdalene.

Related Names

VariantsLena, Magda, Malena(Swedish) Lena, Magda, Malene(Norwegian)
DiminutivesLinn(Swedish) Linn(Norwegian)
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, Madlenka, Magda(Czech) Magdalena, Lena, Magda, Malene(Danish) Magdalena, Madelon, Magda(Dutch) Madeleine, Madeline, Magdalen, Magdalena, Magdalene, Lena, Madalyn, Maddie, Maddy, Madelaine, Madelina, Madelyn, Madelynn, Madilyn, Madilynn, Madlyn, Madoline(English) Matleena, Leena(Finnish) Madeleine, Magali, Madeline, Madelon, Magalie(French) Magdalena, Magdalene, Alena, Lena, Lene, Leni, Magda(German) Magdalini, Lena, Magda(Greek) Magdolna, Léna, Magda, Magdaléna, Magdi(Hungarian) Madailéin(Irish) Maddalena, Lena(Italian) Magdalena(Lithuanian) Magdalena(Macedonian) Magali, Magdalena(Occitan) Magdalena, Lena, Magda(Polish) Madalena, Magda(Portuguese) Mădălina, Magdalena, Magda(Romanian) Magdalena, Manda(Serbian) Magdaléna, Alena, Lenka, Magda(Slovak) Magdalena, Alena, Alenka, Magda, Majda(Slovene) Magdalena, Malena(Spanish)
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Name Days

Sweden: December 10

Entry updated July 2, 2017