Origin: Slavic, German
Meaning: “woman from Magdala”
short form of Magdalena
Mags, Maggi, Maggie, Maggy
Variations and Sound Alikes:
Magdia, Magdie, Mayda, Maydia, Maydie
Phrases you might say or hear someday:
You’re getting a little too old to act that way, Magda.
Magda, your food is sitting her getting cold.
All good things come to those who wait, Magda.
1. Magda Szubanski (b.1961), Australian actress, comedian
2. Magda Olivero (b. 1910), Italian opera star
born Maria Maddelena Olivero
3. Madga Cordell-McHale (d. 1921-2008), Hungarian artist, educator
born Magda Lustigova
Magda Middle Names