Given Name ANGELA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ангела (Russian, Macedonian)
PRONOUNCED: AN-jəl-ə (English), ANG-je-la (Italian), ANG-ge-la (German), AN-gyi-lə (Russian)  [details]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of Angelus (see ANGEL). As an English name, it came into use in the 18th century.
VARIANTS: Angelia (English), Anzhela (Russian)
DIMINUTIVES: Angie (English), Angelina, Lina (Italian), Angelien (Dutch), Anzhelina (Russian)
MASCULINE FORMS: Angel (English), Angelo, Angiolo (Italian), Anghel (Romanian), Angel (Macedonian), Angelus (Late Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Anđela, Anđelka, Anđa (Croatian), Anděla, Angelika (Czech), Angèle, Angélique, Angeline (French), Angeliki, Angelina, Kiki (Greek), Angéla, Angyalka (Hungarian), Aingeal (Irish), Angelica (Literature), Angelika, Aniela, Andżelika, Angelina, Anielka (Polish), Ângela, Angélica (Portuguese), Ànghela (Sardinian), Anđela, Anđelka, Andjela, Anđa (Serbian), Ángela, Angélica, Angelina, Angelita, Lina (Spanish)
SAME SPELLING: Ángela, Ângela, Angéla


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Entry updated December 8, 2017