Meaning of Angel
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Angel has the following meaning:
A messenger of God. A sweet name for a girl, but might draw confusion if used on boys.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.
As a baby boy name, Angel is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 45 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Angel fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 1 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 37 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Angel in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Angel is pronounced as ayn-jul
The following names are baby names related to Angel and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Angel: Boys - Ammon
, Girls - Chloe
, Both genders - Agnes
Popular Variants for the name Angel: Aingeal
(Irish Gaelic), Angell
We think the name Angel should fall under the following style category: For Both Genders
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Angel to be: A clever and independent yet very feminine lady
In one word, you might describe Angel as a(n) "independent
See other "independent" names for boys and girls
The names of some famous persons by the name Angel
(or its variants) are:Ashley Parker Angel
, born on 1 August, a famous singer. Ashley Parker Angel's background: A singer and actor, best known as a member of the now-defunct boy band O-Town. Born Ashley Ward Parker in Redding, California, he got his current last name from his stepfather, Ron Angel. Criss Angel
, born on 19 December, a famous magician. Criss Angel's background: An American magician, musician, mentalist, hypnotist, escapologist, stunt performer, and actor. He is best known for starring in his own television show, Criss Angel Mindfreak.