Meaning and name origin
Michelangelo \m(i)-chelange-lo, mich(e)-lan-gelo\ as a boy's 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.
Michelangelo is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Michelangelo and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Michael (#7) and Angelo (#315). (2014 statistics).
Michelangelo is also pronounced similarly to Michaelangelo. Like Michelangelo, this name is not commonly used.