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Popularity
661k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Angela

Gender: Girl. Ranked #84 most popular

What does the name "Angela" mean?

Angela (English): Messenger of God

The name "Angela" is of English origin and it means "Messenger of God". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

N is for nice, need I say more?

G is for glow, the warmth of your smile.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Alegna". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Algane". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Angela" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Angela? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 661,381 babies born with the name Angela in the United States. That's more than enough Angelas to occupy the country of Montenegro with an estimated population of 620,029 (as of April 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Angela" was in 1971 with a total of 25,887 babies. (That's a lot of baby Angelas)

According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Angela" is not a popular baby girl's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 1952. Across the entire United States a total of 2,652 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Angela popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Angela in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Angela

Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel is an officeholder. Angela was born in 1954 as Angela Dorothea Kasner in Hamburg, West Germany.

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Angie Harmon

Angie Harmon is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1995 to present. Angie was born in 1972 as Angela Michelle Harmon in Highland Park, Texas, U.S.

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Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1985 to present. Angela was born in 1958 as Angela Evelyn Bassett in New York, New York, U.S.

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Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury is an actress, singer, songwriter, producer, and writer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1944 to present. Angela was born in 1925 as Angela Brigid Lansbury in Regent's Park, London, England.

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Isadora Duncan

Isadora Duncan is an artist. Isadora was born in 1877 as Angela Isadora Duncan in San Francisco, California, United States.

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Angie Everhart

Angie Everhart is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1993 to present. Angie was born in 1969 as Angela Kay Everhart in Akron, Ohio, United States.

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Past life for Angela born Oct 4, 1977

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 1875. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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