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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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Angelo, Michael in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Michelangelo is also pronounced similarly to Michaelangelo. Like Michelangelo, this name is not commonly used.