Female, Hebrew, M names

Madelon

Madelon is the Dutch form of Magdalene, originally a title meaning "of Magdala" ine reference to someone who came from the town or village of Magdala, originally located at the Sea of Galilee. Magdala comes from Hebrew migdal meaning "tower". Origin: Hebrew Variants: Magdalene (English, German) Magdalena (English, German, Polish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Spanish, Catalan, Occitan, Slovene, Czech, Bulgarian, Macedonian,… Continue reading Madelon

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Ancient Greek, Arthurian legends & myths, Black/Dark, Color, Female, Food, Gaelic, Gray, Hebrew, Honey, L names, Male, Moon, Nature, Nickname names, Norman French, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes

Laney

Laney originally derived as a nickname for names such as Elaine (which is an Old French form of Helen, the English form of Greek Helene  an Ancient Greek name of uncertain etymology though it’s been linked to Greek helene meaning “torch” or “corposant”, though it might also be linked to selene meaning “moon”). It could also be used as a nickname for any name with… Continue reading Laney

Female, Male, Nature, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, T names, Unisex, Word names

Thorn

Thorn comes from an English word referring to a sharp protective spine of a plant though it can also be used to refer to someone or something that is annoying or troublesome. It comes from Old English þorn (thorn; thorny bush) via Proto-Germanic *þurnuz (thorn, briar) derived from PIE root word *tr̥nós (sharp, stiff). Thorn is also an English surname, originating… Continue reading Thorn

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Lena, Lina

Lena originally started out as a short form of names ending in -lena such as Helena (derived from Ancient Greek possibly meaning "torch" or "corposant" though it may also be deirved from Greek selene meaning "moon"), Madgalena (which means "of Magdala" from the name of a village, Magdala deriving from Hebrew migdal meaning "tower"), Abilena (a variant of Abilene, the name of an ancient place in Syria, also known… Continue reading Lena, Lina

Female, Hebrew, M names, Place names

Magdalini

Magdalini is the Modern Greek form of Magdalene meaning "of Magdala", Magdala derived from Hebrew migdal meaning "tower". Origin: Hebrew Variants: Magdalene (English, German) Magdalena (English, German, Polish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Spanish, Occitan, Slovene, Czech, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian, Serbian, Romanian, Finnish) Madelon (Dutch)