Maialen is the Basque form of Magdalene, originally a title meaning “of Magdala” in reference to someone who came from the town or village of Magdala, originally located at the Sea of GalileeMagdala comes from Hebrew migdal meaning “tower”.

Origin: Hebrew



  • Magdalene (English, German)
  • Magdalena (English, German, Polish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Spanish, Catalan, Occitan, Slovene, Czech, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian, Serbian, Romanian)
  • Magdaléna (Czech, Slovak, Hungarian)
  • Magdolna (Hungarian)
  • Magdalen (English)
  • Madeleine (French, Swedish, English)
  • Madeline (French, English)
  • Madelyn (English)
  • Madilyn (English)
  • Madilynne (English)
  • Madlyn (English)
  • Magali (French, Occitan)
  • Magalie (French)
  • Magdalini (Greek)
  • Mădălina (Romanian)
  • Matleena (Finnish)
  • Madailéin (Irish)
  • Maddalena (Italian)
  • Madalena (Portuguese)
  • Magda (German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Czech, Polish, Hungarian, Croatian, Romanian, Portuguese, Greek)
  • Malin (Swedish and Norwegian short form of Magdalene)
  • Magdala (Hebrew, English, Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Madelon (Dutch)


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