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Angela (given name)

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Gender  female
Language(s)  Greek
Angela (given name)
Pronunciation  /ˈændʒᵻlə/ AN-ji-lə German: [aŋˈɡeːla] Italian: [ˈaːndʒela],
Meaning  Messenger, Messenger of gods, Messenger from gods
See also  Angie, Angel, Angelina, Angeline, Angelica, Angelita, Angelis, Anghela, Angella, Angelle, Angelea, Ángela, Ângela, Anjel, Gelya

Angela is a female given name. The origin of the name is Latin and its background is Christian. It is derived from the Greek word ángelos (αγγελος), meaning "messenger of gods". In the United States, the name "Angela" was at its most popular between 1965 and 1979, when it was ranked among the top 10 names for girls. Since 1900 in America, it has been ranked among the 300 most popular names. It has been falling from its peak of popularity, and had fallen to 133rd by 2008. The variation Angelina was ranked as the 69th most popular name in 2008 in the United States, while Angel was ranked 160th.

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Feminine name variants in other languages

  • Aingeal (Irish)
  • Anakela (Hawaiian)
  • Andjela (Croatian)
  • Anděla (Czech)
  • Anđela (Serbian)
  • Anela (Hawaiian)
  • Ange (French), (Spanish)
  • Angel (English)
  • Ángela (Spanish)
  • Ângela (Portuguese)
  • Angela (Dutch), (English), (German), (Italian), (Romanian), (Russian), (Slovak), (Slovene), (Macedonian)
  • Angéla (Hungarian)
  • Angele (Spanish)
  • Angèle (French)
  • Angelea (English)
  • Ángeles (Spanish)
  • Angelette (French)
  • Angelia (English), (Spanish)
  • Angelien (Dutch)
  • Αγγελική (Angelici) (Greek)
  • Αγγέλα (Angela) (Greek)
  • Angelika (German)
  • Angelina (English), (German), (Italian), (Polish), (Russian)
  • Angeline (French)
  • Angelique (French)
  • Angelita (Spanish)
  • Angella (English)
  • Angelle (English)
  • Anghela (English)
  • Angie (English)
  • Angy (English)
  • Angi (English)
  • Aniela (Polish)
  • Anielka (Polish)
  • Ánxela (Galician)
  • Anxhela (Albanian)
  • Anzhela (Russian)
  • Anzhelina (Russian)
  • Geli (German)
  • Mariangela (Italian)
  • Rosangela (Italian)
  • أنجيلا (Arabic)
  • Aнёла (Aniola) (Belarusian)
  • এনজেলা (Ēnajēlā) (Bengali)
  • 安吉拉 (Ānjílā) (Chinese Simplified)
  • 安吉拉 (Ānjí lā) / 安琪兒 (Chinese Traditional)
  • એન્જેલા (Ēnjēlā) (Gujarati)
  • אנג'לה (Hebrew)
  • एंजेला (Ēn̄jēlā) (Hindi)
  • アンジェラ (Anjera) (Japanese)
  • ಏಂಜೆಲಾ (Ēn̄jelā) (Kannada)
  • 안젤라 (Anjella) (Korean)
  • आंगेला (Āṅgēlā) (Marathi)
  • Ангела (Angyela) (Mongolian)
  • آنجلا (Persian)
  • Анжела (Anzhela) (Russian)
  • Anđela (Serbo-Croatian)
  • அங்கேலா (Aṅkēlā) (Tamil)
  • ఏంజెలా (Ēn̄jelā) (Telugu)
  • แองเจลา (Xængcelā) (Thai)
  • Ангела (Anhela) (Ukrainian)
  • انجیلا (Urdu)
  • List of people named Angela

  • Angela of Foligno (1248–1309) Franciscan, Catholic, Saint
  • Angela Bassett (born 1958), American actress
  • Angela Beesley, Former member of the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation
  • Angela Bradburn-Spangler (born 1968), US high jumper
  • Angela Bowie, first wife of David Bowie, often known as "Angie Bowie"
  • Angela Buxton (born 1934), English tennis player
  • Angela Cartwright (born 1952), English-born American actress
  • Angela Chang (born 1982), Taiwanese pop singer
  • Angela Davis (born 1944), American political activist
  • Angela Dimitriou, Greek singer
  • Angela Gerekou, Greek politician and actress
  • Angela Gheorghiu (born 1965), a Romanian opera diva
  • Angela Gossow, German heavy-metal singer
  • Ángela Gurría (born 1929), Mexican sculptor
  • Angela Kinsey, Emmy Award-winning American actress
  • Ángela Labordeta (born 1967), Spanish writer and journalist
  • Angela Lansbury (born 1925), English actress
  • Angela Lanza (actress), American actress from The Perez Family (film)
  • Angela Lanza (singer), American singer, known most for touring overseas for U.S. troops
  • Angela Lindvall (born 1979), American Supermodel
  • Angela Little (academic) (born 1949), British education and development academic
  • Angela Little (actress) (born 1972), American model and actress
  • Angela Marino, New Zealand professional basketball player for the Adelaide Lightning (WNBL)
  • Angela Maurer (born 1975), German long-distance swimmer
  • Angela Melini, (born 1969) Playboy Playmate for June 1992
  • Angela Merici, Catholic Saint
  • Angela Merkel (born 1954), German research scientist, Chancellor of Germany since 2005
  • Ángela Meyer (born 1947), Puerto Rican actress, comedian and producer of television and theatrical works
  • Ángela Molina (born 1955), Spanish actress
  • Angela Postma (born 1971), Dutch freestyle swimmer
  • Angela Rumbold (1932–2010), British Member of Parliament
  • Angela Smith (squash) (born 1953), British Champion squash player and pioneer of female sport
  • Angela Smith, Member of the British Parliament
  • Angela Evans Smith, Member of the British Parliament
  • Angela Tong (born 1975), Hong Kong actress
  • Angela Aki (born 1977), Japanese singer and songwriter
  • Angela Kohn (born) 1978, hip hop rapper/actress
  • Angela Via (born 1981), American singer
  • Angela Sarafyan (born 1983), American actress
  • Angela Yeung (born 1989), Hong Kong Chinese model and actress best known by her stage name Angelababy
  • Fictional characters
  • Angela Channing, a fictional wine matriarch character from the TV series Falcon Crest
  • Angela Chase, a fictional character from the television series, My So-Called Life, played by American actress Claire Danes
  • Angela Martin, fictional accountant from the US television series The Office (US TV series), played by Angela Kinsey
  • Angela Montenegro, fictional character from Bones (TV series)
  • Angela Anaconda, a main cutout character from Angela Anaconda
  • Angela Weber, a character from the book and movie series Twilight Saga
  • Angela DuPre, a character from Margaret Peterson Haddix's book Found
  • Angela Smith, a character from Mona the Vampire
  • Angela Igancio (born 2003) Filipino
  • References

    Angela (given name) Wikipedia


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