Magdeline Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Magdalena:
Latinate cognate of Magdalene (of Magdala, a town on the coast of the Sea of Galilee).
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A variant of Magdalena (Greek), the meaning of Magdeline is "woman from Magdala".
The girl's name Magdalena is a Latinate form of Magdalene. Mary Magdalene, a character from the New Testament, was named thus because she was from Magdala - a fishing village on the Western shore of the Sea of Galiliee whose name meant "tower" in Hebrew. Mary Magdalene was cleansed of sin, with seven demons cast out of her by Jesus and remained with him throughout his ministry, and witnessed his crucifixion and resurrection.
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