Malena: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Malena
Origin of the name Madeleine:
French cognate of Magdalene (of Magdala, a town on the coast of the Sea of Galilee). Var: Madeline, Madelyn. Pet: Maddi, Maddie, Maddy.
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Malena is a nickname for Magdalena as well as for the combination name Maria Elena.
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'little one' and also 'woman from Magdala'
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Movie 'Malena' in 2000 starring Monica Belluci