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Angela Name Meaning and Origin

Angela Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Messenger, Angel, Heavenly being

Name Origin


The name Angela means 'messenger' or 'angel' in Greek. It is derived from the word 'angelos' which means 'messenger'. Angela is often associated with heavenly beings and divine messengers, symbolizing purity and grace.

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Angela Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Angela is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow of syllables. It sounds elegant and melodious.

Name Melody Rating:

The rhythm of Angela is generally smooth, but the emphasis on the first syllable can make it slightly repetitive.

Famous People Named Angela

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett is an acclaimed American actress known for her powerful performances in movies like 'What's Love Got to Do with It' and 'Black Panther'. She has received numerous awards and nominations for her work.

● Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel is a prominent German politician who served as the Chancellor of Germany for 16 years. She is known for her leadership and role in shaping European politics.

● Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury is a legendary British-American actress known for her versatile roles in film, television, and theater. She has won multiple awards for her performances.

Angela Name Popularity Insights

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The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Angela

The name Angela does not typically evoke negative connotations or cultural symbols. It is widely regarded as a classic and timeless name with positive associations to angels and messengers.

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