Popularity:27446
Origin:Greek
Meaning:High tower; Woman from Magdala
Magdaline is a girl's name with a long and exciting history and stems from Magdalene, a Greek name meaning "high tower" or "woman from Magdala." Although it brings to mind Mary Magdalene, saint and Jesus' companion, many fascinating women have born the name throughout history. Those with a sweet tooth may recall the delectable cake-like dessert madeleines. As the story goes, these treats were named after a French chef during the 18th century.
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