What does Angelique mean?
Angelique /an-ge-li-que/ as a name for girls is of Greek and Latin derivation, and Angelique means "messenger; angel, messenger of God; angelic". Angelique is a version, with the suffix -ique, of Angela (Greek): from Church Latin. Angelique is also a derivative of Angelica (Latin).
How popular is Angelique?
Angelique is a very prominent first name for females (#965 out of 4276, Top 23%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Angelique for girls. Angelique was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #313 in the U.S. in the year 1992, and is currently at #413. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Prominent varying forms of Angelique (#413 last year) are Angelina (#153 last year), Angela (#191), Angelica (#437), Angeline (#847), Angelita and Angelia. Other forms, like Angele, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Angelique was widespread among parents during 1970-1979 (median #457) and is somewhat less today (#577, down 22%). Angela is the longstanding favorite, though Angelina is now ranked higher, while Angeline, Angelia and Angelita have become less contemporary. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Angelique and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Recommended similar baby names are Ainslie, Ancelote, Anelie, Anelise, Angel, Angelea, Angelena, Angeles, Angeleta, Angell, Angella, Angellina, Angelyn, Angelynn, Angil, Angila, Angla, Angle, Anglea, Anique, Anjali, Anjanique, Anjel, Anjela, Anjelica, Anjelika, Annelie, Anneliese, Annelise, Anngela, Anselma, Anslie, Antonique and Aynslie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Angelique.