Name: Magdalene

Origin and Meaning of the Name Magdalene

  • Meaning:
    Of Magdala
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  • Meaning:
    Of Magdala
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (mag da len)
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Miscellaneous Info for Magdalene

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    English and German speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Hebrew name meaning "of Madgala" through the Ecclesiastic Greek.
    Magdala was the name of a coastal town on the Sea of Galilee. In the New Testament, Mary Magdalene was the name of a woman Jesus cured of seven demons, and then remained with him during his ministry, witnessing the crucifixion and the resurrection.

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