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).
(female) Abelique, Argelique, ..
(male) Angelian, Angeliram, ..
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. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Angelique for girls. Angelique was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #313 in the U.S. in the year 1992, and is currently at #413. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Prominent varying forms of Angelique (#413 last year) are Angelina (#153 last year), Angela (#191), Angelica (#437), Angeline (#847), Angelita, Angelika, Angele and Angelia. Other forms, like Angelee, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Angelique was widespread among parents 4 decades ago (median #784) and is now much reduced (#1115, down 86.6%). Angela is the longstanding favorite, though Angelina is now ranked higher, while forms such as Angela have become less contemporary.
Recommended names are Abbeline, Aceline, Adelice, Adelie, Adelinde, Adeline▲, Amelie▲, Ameline, Analiese, Analise, Ancelote, Anelie, Anelisa, Anelise, Angel, Angelea, Angelena, Angeles, Angeleta, Angell, Angella, Angellina, Angelyn, Angelynn, Angie▼, Angle, Anique, Anjanique (see Anjanette), Anjelica, Anjelika, Annalie, Annaliese, Annalise▲, Annelie, Anneliese, Annelisa, Annelise, Annelle, Annelore, Annemie, Anslie, Antonique, Arelie, Argelia, Asceline, Aurelie, Aveline, Domenique, Roderique and Unique. These names tend to be less commonly used than Angelique.