Malin Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Magdalena:
Latinate cognate of Magdalene (of Magdala, a town on the coast of the Sea of Galilee).
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Norwegian and Swedish short form of Magdalena.
Pronounced: MAH-lin. The meaning of the name Malin is ''woman from magdala''
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Malin Berggren, Swedish singer-songwriter.
Malin Åkerman, Swedish actress, model, and singer.
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The name Malin became very popular after a swedish childrensshow in the 1970's called ''SALTKRÅKAN''.
When the beautiful Louise Edlind played the oldest sister in the Melkersson family during their holidays in the swedish archipelago.
Malin Eriksson, character in the best-selling Millenium trilogy by Stieg Larsson (journalist and helpful coworker of hero Blomkvist) - I would not be surprised to see American parents start using this name now