Given Name AGATHANGELOS

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Late Greek
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αγαθαγγελος (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Means "bearer of good news", derived from Greek αγαθος (agathos) "good" and αγγελος (angelos) "messenger, angel". Saint Agathangelus of Rome was a 4th-century deacon who was martyred during the persecutions of the emperor Diocletian.

Categories

martyrs, saints