Angel
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Given Name ANGEL
GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ангел (Bulgarian, Macedonian)
PRONOUNCED: AYN-jəl (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the medieval Latin masculine name Angelus which was derived from the name of the heavenly creature (itself derived from the Greek word αγγελος (angelos) meaning "messenger"). It has never been very common in the English-speaking world, where it is sometimes used as a feminine name in modern times.
Related Names
VARIANT: Angelle (English)
DIMINUTIVE: Angjelko (Macedonian)
FEMININE FORMS: Angela (English), Angela (Macedonian)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Deangelo (African American), Aingeru (Basque), Àngel (Catalan), Anđelko, Anđelo (Croatian), Anděl (Czech), Anxo (Galician), Angelos (Greek), Angelo, Angelino (Italian), Angelus (Late Roman), Ángel, Angelino (Spanish)
See Also
Ángel, Àngel
Popularity
United States  ranked #67 for boys
 ranked #275 for girls
 
England and Wales  ranked #177 for girls 
Catalonia  ranked #64 for boys 
Chile  ranked #36 for boys 
France  ranked #328 for boys 
Galicia  ranked #49 for boys 
Netherlands  ranked #397 for girls 
New Zealand  - 
Spain  ranked #30 for boys