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Angela Meaning


What does Angela mean?

The name Angela is of Greek, Spanish and Latin origin.

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

Angela is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced An-ge-la.

The Given Name Angela

Angela is a form of Angelus. See Angelus for further details.

Angela is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

A wonderfully classic name.

Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.

Angela falls into the easy nickname name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Angela Baddeley, Angela Bassett, and Angela James.

Angela Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 264 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,236 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 234 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,347 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Angela sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Angela Name Popularity Page.

Angela Related Names

Angela is a form of Angelus.

Variants of the name Angela include Anjela, Anngela, Annjela.

The names Aingeal, Aingealag, Andela, Andjela, Angelia, Angelina, Angeline, Angelita, Aniela, Anzhela, Mariangela are all forms of Angela.

Angela has the diminutives (nicknames) Ange, Angelien, Angie.

Famous Angelas

  • Angela Baddeley ~ Actress
  • Angela Bassett ~ Actress
  • Angela James ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Angela Lansbury ~ Actress
  • Angela Merici ~ Saint
  • Angela Merkel ~ German Chancellor (2005-)
  • Angela Morley ~ Musician
  • Angela of Foligno ~ Saint
  • Angela of Saint Joseph ~ Saint
  • Angela of the Cross ~ Saint
  • Angela Salawa ~ Saint
  • Angela Truszkowska ~ Saint

Angela Numerology

What will your new littleAngela be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Angela are often orderly and willing but most of all they are read more >>

Angela Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Angela.

Just for fun, see the name Angela 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 Angela in Nautical Flags page.