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Gender: Female

The name Maddalena is a girl's name of Italian origin. Maddalena and is often added to lists like Classic Baby Names with a Twist and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

Italian variation of Madeline.

Italian variation of Magdalen.

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Famous People Named Maddalena

Maddalena Visconti, Duchess of Bavaria-Landshut
(Maria) Maddalena (Romola) de' Medici, daughter of Lorenzo de' Medici and Clarice Orsini
Maddalena Casulana, Italian lutenist, first woman composer to have her music printed
Maddalena Laura Sirmen, Italian composer and violinist
Maddalena Musumeci, Italian water polo player

Pop Culture References for the name Maddalena

Maddalena Lenci, main character in 1940 Italian movie "Maddalena, zero in condotta"
"Maddalena," opera by Sergei Prokofiev
Madalena, queen on TV's "Galavant"


CupcakeGirl13 Says:


I love this name. But not this spelling, much prefer Madelina instead.

athenamay24 Says:


I love this name! It's a good alternative to all the other 'Maddie' names, plus another nickname could be Lena.

Guest Says:


it's so pretty but it doesn't have a description!

Myosotis Says:


Cool name. I love Magdalena, but this is smoother sound wise. May be going on my list. :)

SoDallas3 Says:


Interesting, I've never heard of it before.

Guest Says:


I'm in love with this name. It just rolls off the tongue.