Magdalena

Magdalena - A very unique female name



  May 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Magdalena, meaning from Magdala, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #844. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Magdalena and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Magdalena? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Magdalena. The baby girl name Magdalena was given to 161 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1158 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 8,778 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Magdalena peaked in popularity 91 years ago in 1928 on position 625.



Famous with this name

Magdalena Mielcarz
Magdalena Kronschläger
Magdalena Kole?nik


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Magdalena is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Magdalena is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #229 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,656.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Magdalena is where you live.


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Magdalena origin and meaning

Magdalena is a 9 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means from Magdala. To see famous people named Magdalena, pop culture references for the name Magdalena and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Magdalena

We've found the following names that sound similar to Magdalena, sorted by popularity.

Magdalene / Migdalia / Magdalen / Magdaline / Meztli / Magdala / Mixtli / Mistelle / Maguadalupe / Magdelena /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121158
20111203
20101086
2009977
2008907
2007853
2006909
2005823
2004798
2003941
2002998
2001889
2000924
1999921
1998838
1997719
1996834
1995767
1994780
1993762
1992913
1991914
1990899
1989984
1988955
1987936
1986796
19851027
1984899
1983972
1982793
1981858
1980853
1979839
1978880
1977826
1976800
1975768
1974777
1973754
1972822
1971790
1970775
1969776
1968862
1967807
1966745
1965727
1964732
1963781
1962739
1961766
1960754
1959739
1958767
1957824
1956775
1955779
1954804
1953762
1952744
1951669
1950836
1949719
1948699
1947793
1946806
1945841
1944828
1943738
1942874
1941768
1940756
1939769
1938738
1937738
1936792
1935648
1934750
1933640
1932662
1931632
1930696
1929666
1928625
1927650
1926717
1925690
1924696
1923683
1922799
1921735
1920776
1919805
1918781
1917878
1916742
1915735
1914808
1913707
1912642
1911765
1910844

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia229
Oregon574
Kansas625
Washington740
Oklahoma745
Indiana848
Pennsylvania884
New Jersey948
Arizona1042
Ohio1066
Texas1069
Virginia1097
Tennessee1188
New York1237
North Carolina1304
Michigan1329
California1365
Illinois1395
Florida1656

Even more about Magdalena


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Magdalena a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Magdalena?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1928
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Magdalena
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 8,778
Letter count 9
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +161

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