What does Angel mean?
Derived from the Church Latin name Angelus, from Greek "angelos". The influence of the word "angel" makes the name an affectionate term of address for a good (or pretty) little girl. Angel is common as an American Black girl's name.
Affiliated girl name: Angela.Kreatif forms:
(female) Anigel, Argel, ..
(male) Angelie, Anger, ..
How popular is Angel?
Angel is a very popular first name for females (#424 out of 4276, Top 10%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1704 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Angel for girls. Angel was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #104 in the U.S. in 2001, and is at #275 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the statistics of the girl name Angel and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Angel (#275 in 2014) ranked in the Top 2000 are Angela (#191 in 2014) and Angelea. These relations of Angel were popular with parents 44 years ago (adoption of 2.49%) and are now much less popular (adoption 0.18%, ▼93%), with the form Angela becoming less stylish.
Angel is alike in pronunciation to Aingeal, Angele, Angell, Angelle, Angil, Anjel, Anngil and Onnjel. Other suggested similar names are Abigel, Adel, Amel, Anabel▲, Ande, Andee, Andrel, Anela, Anet, Ange, Angelee, Angeles, Angeli, Angelia▼, Angella, Angelyn, Angie▼, Angila, Angla, Anglea, Angy, Aniela, Anjela, Anke, Anmol, Anne▼, Anner, Annes, Annet, Anngela, Anwen, Ariel and Aurel. These names tend to be less frequently used than Angel.