Angelica
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Given Name ANGELICA
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: an-JEL-i-kə (English), ahn-JE-lee-kah (Italian)   [key]
Meaning & History
Derived from Latin angelicus meaning "angelic", ultimately related to Greek αγγελος (angelos) "messenger". The poets Boiardo and Ariosto used this name in their 'Orlando' poems (1495 and 1532), where it belongs to Orlando's love interest. It has been used as a given name since the 18th century.
Related Names
VARIANT: Anjelica (English)
MASCULINE FORMS: Angel (English), Angelo, Angiolo (Italian), Anghel (Romanian)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Anđela, Anđelka, Anđa (Croatian), Anděla, Angelika (Czech), Angela, Angelique, Angelien, Lieke (Dutch), Angèle, Angélique, Angeline (French), Angela, Angelika (German), Angeliki, Kiki (Greek), Angéla, Angyalka (Hungarian), Aingeal (Irish), Angela (Late Roman), Angela (Macedonian), Angelika, Aniela, Andżelika, Anielka (Polish), Ângela, Angélica (Portuguese), Angela, Anzhela, Anzhelina (Russian), Anđela, Andjela, Anđa (Serbian), Angela, Angelika (Slovak), Angela (Slovene), Ángela, Angélica, Angelita (Spanish)
SAME SPELLING: Angélica
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