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What does Michelangelo mean?

Michelangelo Pronunciation of Michelangelo as a boys' name. Combined form of Michael (Hebrew) "who is like God?" and Angelo (Greek) "messenger". Use, mostly Italian, probably refers to Michelangelo Buonarroti, the great Italian Renaissance sculptor-artist.

ASSOCIATED WITH Mi-, greek, messenger (prophet), great, renaissance (medieval)





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How popular is Michelangelo?

Michelangelo is an uncommon given name for men and an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Michelangelo entered the list in 2014 and reached its peak position of #1910 in the U.S. in 2015. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michelangelo name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Michelangelo outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Michael (#9 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Angelo (#298) and Michaelangelo are the prominent alternative forms of Michelangelo (#1910). These forms of Michelangelo were at the apex of their popularity 65 years ago (USAGE OF 4.2%) and have become significantly less popular since (USAGE 0.8%, DOWN 80.3%), with the form Michael falling out of fashion. Angelo is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Michelangelo, Angelo, Michael, Michaelangelo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Michael outside U.S.

Similar Names

Michelangelo is pronounced similarly to Michaelangelo. Other recommended sound-alike names are Deangelo, Diangelo, Evangelo, Manuelo, Micael, Michail, Michal, Michale, Micheal, Michel, Michele, Michelet, Michiel, Mihailo, Mihangel, Mitchell, Mychael and Vangelo. These names tend to be more frequently used than Michelangelo.