Name Magdalena Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Magdalena


Magdalena is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Magdalena?

Magdalena is a form of Magdalene in several countries, e.g. Germany, Spain, Hungary, Czech Republic or Scandinavia. Magdalene is a biblical name. Mary Magdalene was one of the followers of Jesus and the first to witness Jesus’s resurrection. The name derived from “Maria of the town Magdala”, Hebrew Migdal, which is near the sea of Galilee.

What does the name Magdalena mean?

Magdalena means “of Magdala” with Magdala meaning “tower” (from Hebrew “migdál/מִגְדָּל”).

Pronunciation of Magdalena

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Popularity of the name Magdalena

The name Magdalena is ranked #1305 overall.

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