What does Angelo mean?
Angelo [an-ge-lo] as a name for boys has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Angelo is "messenger; messenger of God". Angelo is an alternate spelling of Angel (Greek) with the suffix -o. See also Agnolo, Deangelo and Michelangelo.
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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. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name history of Angelo for boys. Angelo reached its highest position of #154 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, and is at #298 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Below is a graphed analysis of the history of the boy name Angelo and affiliated names. Angel (#64 in recent rankings), Deangelo (#972), Michelangelo (#1910) and Anjel are the popular variation forms of Angelo (#298 in recent rankings). Other variants, like Ohngel, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Angelo reached its highest a decade ago (adoption of 0.6%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.4%, 38% less). Angel is more widely used than the rest, although Angelo appears to be getting popular too.
Recommended names are Abdell, Abel▲, Abele, Abiel, Abyel, Abyell (see Abiel), Adael, Adeel, Adiel, Aegeus, Aigeus, Airel, Akeno, Aksel, Aleco, Alejo, Alfeo, Alger, Amyel, Anael, Analu, Anasto, Ancell, Andino, Anicho, Anse, Ansel, Ansell, Anselm, Anselme, Anselmi, Anselmo, Ansly, Anso, Antal, Antenor, Anteo, Antero, Anteus, Antol, Anwel, Anwell, Anwil, Anwill, Anwyll, Apollo▲, Apolo, Arcelio, Ardell, Argento, Ariel▲, Ariell, Arrlo, Arseno (see Arsenio), Aryel, Aryell, Asiel, Askell, Atilo, Atreo, Atwell, Aurel, Aurelo, Avel, Aviel, Avrel, Avrell, Axel▲, D'Angelo, Diangelo, Evangelo, Fidelo (see Fidel), Manuelo, Pekelo and Vangelo. These names tend to be less commonly used than Angelo.See names in meaning and etymology.