Name: Madeleine

Origin and Meaning of the Name Madeleine

  • Meaning:
    From Magdala
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    From Magdala
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (MAD uh len); (MAD eh lin)
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Miscellaneous Info for Madeleine

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  • Used in:
    English and French speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    French cognate of Magdalene, also in common use in English-speaking countries.

    A madeleine is a famous sort of French butter cookie or cake. Several French communes and geographical features are named Madeleine after Mary Magdalene.

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