Angel Meaning and Origin

Angel is a unisex name of Greek origin meaning “messenger.” The name “Angel” has its roots in various cultures and languages, but its primary origin is from the Greek name “Angelos,” which means “messenger” or “angel.” In many cultures, angels are considered celestial beings, often depicted as messengers or intermediaries between the divine and humans. Therefore, the name Angel carries a spiritual and heavenly connotation. The name Angel has ancient origins dating back to ancient Greece, where it was used as a given name and later spread to other cultures through Christian traditions. It became popular as a name in many European countries during the medieval era and has since been adopted worldwide. In the United States, the name Angel has been consistently popular over the years, often ranking among the top 100 baby names. Its appeal lies in its soft and melodic sound, as well as its association with angelic qualities.

Names similar to Angel:

  • Gabriel
  • Seraphina
  • Rafael
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  • Seraphim
  • Evangeline
  • Michaela
  • Azrael
  • Ariel
  • Serenity

 

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