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Magdalena is a feminine name that comes from Hebrew origin. along with the name Madeline, which is the more common variant in Britain, Magdalena come from the original Hebrew name Magdalene which means ‘Woman from Magdala’. Magdala was the birthplace of Saint Mary Magdalene, an important Saint in Christianity because she is said to have been the first disciple to see Jesus rise from the dead. The form Magdalena is a continental variant and is mostly used in mainland Europe.
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