What does Angelo mean?
Angelo /an-ge-lo/ [3 sylls.] as a name for boys. Angelo's root is Greek, and the meaning of Angelo is "messenger; messenger of God". Angelo is an alternate spelling of Angel (Greek). Angeli is a familiar last name. See also Agnolo, Deangelo and Michelangelo.
How popular is Angelo?
Angelo is a very popular first name for men (#326 out of 1220, Top 27%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#4301 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Angelo for boys. Angelo reached its highest position of #165 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, and is at #315 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Angelo and affiliated names. Angel (#67 in 2014) and Deangelo (#968) are the popular variation forms of Angelo (#315 in 2014). Variants like Angy are seldom used. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest in 1991 (usage of 0.6953%) and is now much less (usage 0.55%, down 20.9%), with the form Deangelo becoming less in vogue. Angelo (#315) and Angel (#67) are two of the more fashionable names for newborns among these. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)