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What does Angelica mean?

Angelica Pronunciation of Angelica [an-gel-i-ca] as a girls' name is pronounced an-JEL-ih-kah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Angelica is "angelic". Also Latinate elaboration of Angela. Angelique is a French form; Anjelika is Russian. Actress Anjelica Huston.

Associated with: russian.


Angelica has 7 variants: Angelika, Angeliki, Angelique, Angyalka, Anjelica, Anjelika and Anjelique.

25 more alternative forms via Angela: Andjelija, Angel, Angele, Angelee, Angelena, Angelene, Angeles, Angeleta, Angeli, Angelia, Angelina, Angeline, Angelita, Angell, Angella, Angelle, Angellina, Angelyn, Angelynn, Angila, Angla, Anglea, Aniela, Anjela and Anngela.

Creative forms:
(female) Angelila, Angelima, ..

(male) Angelian, Angelpha, ..

Middle name pairings:
Angelica Ivanna (A.I.), ..

How popular is Angelica?

Angelica is a very prominent first name for females (#390 out of 4276, Top 9%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#49671 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Angelica was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #97 in the U.S. in the year 1996, and is currently at #425. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Angelica name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Angelica outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Angelica (#425 from recent data) are Angelina (#164 from recent data), Angela (#220), Angel (#290), Angelique (#568), Angeline (#951), Angella, Anjelica, Anglea, Angelita, Angelika, Angele, Angelena, Angeles and Angelia. Other forms, like Angell, are uncommon. These relations of Angelica were popular as birth names 5 decades ago (adoption of 2.6%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 0.4%, 86.1% less), with versions like Angelia falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Angelica, Angel, Angela, Angele, Angelena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Angeles, Angelia, Angelika, Angelina, Angeline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Angelique, Angelita, Angella, Anglea, Anjelica in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Angelica, Angela, Angelina outside U.S.