Magdalena

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Latin form of Μαγδαληνη (Magdalene) which is a Greek form of a Hebrew epithet:

Greek Μαρια Μαγδαληνη (Maria Magdalene) = 'Maria of (the town) Magdala' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

The place name derives from Hebrew מגדל (migdal) = 'tower'

Related Names

Magdaleena
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Magdalen
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Magdalena
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Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Old Norse Old Swedish Swedish
Magðalena
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Magdalene
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Magdelena
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See also Alena, Lena, Maddalena, Magda, Magdali, Magdaline, Magdelone, Magla, Magli, Maktaleena, Madeleine, Malena, Malin, Malla, Mátalîna

For male forms see Magdalon

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Magdalena
Genitive: Magdalenas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Magdalena
Accusative: Magdalenu
Dative: Magdalenu
Genitive: Magdalenu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Magdalena
Genitive: Magdalenan
Partitive: Magdalenaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Magdalena
Accusative: Magdalenu
Dative: Magdalenu
Genitive: Magdalenu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Magdalena
Genitive: Magdalenas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Magdalena
Genitive: Magdalenas

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

22 July

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

22 July

Sweden Sweden

22 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[8]
5613 20519 0 3
Norway Norway[9]
1616 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
735 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
257 397 0 0
Finland Finland[12]
n.a. 2109 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Magdalena(f) Sources: [8][10][9][12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Magdalena(f)

Sources: [8] [10] [9] [12]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi