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Angel Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Angel is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Angel is "angel, messenger of G-d".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 275  in baby name popularity for girls with 1179 occurrences.  It ranked 67 in popular baby names for boys with 6255 occurrences. 

View the Angel Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Angel has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Angel to other names.


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The numbers that make up your child's name.

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Related Names

Angel is a variant spelling of Angelus.

Variants of the name Angel include Angell.

The names Andel, Angelle are all forms of Angel.

Other Tidbits

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Angel in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Angel.

Just for fun, see the name Angel in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Angel in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

Please refer to our Naming Tips page for more items to keep in mind when determining your baby's name.