[ 3 syll. mag-da-le-ne, ma-gdal-ene ] The baby girl name Magdalene is pronounced MAEG-Dah-LahN or MAEG-Dah-LiyN in English or MaaK-Daa-LEH-Nah in German †. Magdalene's origin is Hebrew, and its use, English and German. Magdalene is a derivative of Magdalena. Variants of Magdalene include the Czech short form Alene, the Dutch, English, German, Polish, Scandinavian, and Scottish short form Lene, and the German short form Madlene.
Magdalene is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1904, 0.019% of baby girls were given the name Magdalene. It was #433 in rank then. The baby name has dropped out of favor since then, and is currently used only on an infrequent scale. Within all girl names in its family, Magdalene was nonetheless the most regularly used in 2012.
† Pronunciation for Magdalene: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"