Meaning and Name Origin
Angelo \a-nge-lo, an-gelo\ as a name for boys. Angelo's root is Greek, and the meaning of Angelo is "messenger; messenger of God". Angelo is a variation of Angel (Greek): derived from the Church Latin name Angelus, from Greek "angelos". Very popular choice for a birth name for males. See also Agnolo, Deangelo and Michelangelo.
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 (#4635 out of 88799, Top 5%). (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. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Angelo and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Angelo (#315 in 2014) appearing in the Top 1000 are Angel (#67 in 2014) and Deangelo (#968). Adoption of these boy names reached its highest in 1991 and is now much less, with the form Deangelo becoming less in vogue. Angelo (#315) and Angel (#67) are two of the more fashionable names for newborns among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)