Magdalene

Magdalene - A very unique female name



  Jul 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Magdalene, meaning woman from Magdala or high tower, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #590. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Magdalene and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Magdalene? 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 Magdalene. The baby girl name Magdalene was given to 34 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2383 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 41,566 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Magdalene peaked in popularity 102 years ago in 1917 on position 484.



Famous with this name

Magdalene
Magdalene Artelt
Magdalene von Nußbaum


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Magdalene is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Magdalene is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #845 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,723.

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 Magdalene is where you live.


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Magdalene origin and meaning

Magdalene is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means woman from Magdala or high tower. To see famous people named Magdalene, pop culture references for the name Magdalene and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Magdalene

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

Magdalena / 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
20122383
20112526
20101886
20092218
20082310
20072026
20061993
20051690
20042626
20031956
20022926
20012254
20002200
19992196
19982468
19972586
19961944
19954520
19943011
19932533
19913272
19902366
19894342
19862535
19853178
19842436
19833475
19793357
19753018
19712884
19692291
19672579
19662117
19612493
19582322
19562293
19551507
19542183
19531343
19521299
19511212
19501177
19491819
19481248
19471542
19461109
19451329
1944904
19431015
1942983
1941909
1940747
19391148
1938792
1937848
1936685
1935672
1934705
1933614
1932656
1931633
1930581
1929724
1928548
1927651
1926621
1925631
1924567
1923508
1922570
1921547
1920538
1919506
1918496
1917484
1916547
1915522
1914504
1913708
1912556
1911560
1910590

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota845
Virginia1267
Illinois1556
California2106
Texas2723

Even more about Magdalene


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 Magdalene 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 Magdalene?

3 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
1917
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Magdalene
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 41,566
Letter count 9
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +34

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