Given Name ANGEL

GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ангел (Bulgarian, Macedonian)
PRONOUNCED: AYN-jəl (English)  [details]

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.
DIMINUTIVE: Angjelko (Macedonian)
FEMININE FORMS: Angela, Angelia, Angelica, Anjelica, Angelle (English), Angela (Macedonian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Deangelo (African American), Aingeru (Basque), Àngel (Catalan), Anđelko, Anđelo (Croatian), Anděl (Czech), Anxo (Galician), Engel (German), Angelos (Greek), Angelo, Angelino, Angiolo, Giotto (Italian), Angelus (Late Roman), Anghel (Romanian), Ànghelu (Sardinian), Anđelko (Serbian), Ángel, Angelino (Spanish)


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Entry updated December 8, 2017