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Angelica

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Messenger of God
  • #683 All Time
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27k Angelique (French)
2k Angelie (French)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1892 5 5 0
1896 5 5 0
1897 7 7 0
1906 6 6 0
1907 6 6 0
1908 5 5 0
1909 6 6 0
1910 11 11 0
1911 9 9 0
1912 23 23 0
1913 14 14 0
1914 19 19 0
1915 22 22 0
1916 25 25 0
1917 18 18 0
1918 23 23 0
1919 15 15 0
1920 24 24 0
1921 22 22 0
1922 28 28 0
1923 30 30 0
1924 56 56 0
1925 30 30 0
1926 28 28 0
1927 30 30 0
1928 29 29 0
1929 29 29 0
1930 42 42 0
1931 36 36 0
1932 30 30 0
1933 27 27 0
1934 26 26 0
1935 31 31 0
1936 39 39 0
1937 29 29 0
1938 40 40 0
1939 29 29 0
1940 39 39 0
1941 30 30 0
1942 33 33 0
1943 35 35 0
1944 35 35 0
1945 32 32 0
1946 43 43 0
1947 51 51 0
1948 46 46 0
1949 43 43 0
1950 67 67 0
1951 48 48 0
1952 58 58 0
1953 78 78 0
1954 87 87 0
1955 96 96 0
1956 87 87 0
1957 91 91 0
1958 93 93 0
1959 124 124 0
1960 128 128 0
1961 147 147 0
1962 148 148 0
1963 187 187 0
1964 238 238 0
1965 249 249 0
1966 247 247 0
1967 310 310 0
1968 313 313 0
1969 398 398 0
1970 595 589 6
1971 640 640 0
1972 663 663 0
1973 774 769 5
1974 1,074 1,062 12
1975 1,218 1,210 8
1976 1,211 1,211 0
1977 1,141 1,133 8
1978 1,154 1,147 7
1979 1,305 1,305 0
1980 1,463 1,453 10
1981 1,511 1,502 9
1982 1,511 1,495 16
1983 1,476 1,463 13
1984 1,391 1,380 11
1985 1,557 1,543 14
1986 2,168 2,147 21
1987 2,621 2,602 19
1988 2,631 2,612 19
1989 2,901 2,875 26
1990 2,737 2,717 20
1991 2,831 2,819 12
1992 3,331 3,323 8 #100 girl name
1993 3,251 3,240 11 #98 girl name
1994 3,083 3,074 9
1995 3,369 3,354 15
1996 3,413 3,405 8 #97 girl name
1997 3,386 3,380 6
1998 3,182 3,182 0
1999 2,826 2,819 7
2000 2,398 2,393 5
2001 2,436 2,436 0
2002 2,276 2,271 5
2003 2,209 2,209 0
2004 1,938 1,938 0
2005 1,794 1,788 6
2006 1,667 1,667 0
2007 1,517 1,512 5
2008 1,335 1,335 0
2009 1,124 1,124 0
2010 931 931 0
2011 860 860 0
2012 830 830 0
2013 732 732 0
2014 727 727 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Angelica? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 87,623 babies born with the name Angelica in the United States. That's more than enough Angelicas to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Angelica" was in 1996 with a total of 3,405 babies. (That's a lot of baby Angelicas)

According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Angelica" ranks #58 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 67 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1981. Across the entire United States a total of 1,511 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Angelica popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Angelica" mean? The list below shows the origins of Angelica as well as things modernly associated with the name Angelica such as celebrities named Angelica.

Latin

Origin and Meaning of Angelica

The name "Angelica" is of Latin origin, and it means "Messenger of God". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Angélica Rivera

Angélica Rivera is an actress (1986-2010). Angélica was born in 1970 as Angelica Rivera Hurtado in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Angel Locsin

Angel Locsin is an actress, model, producer, and fashion designer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Angel was born in 1985 as Angelica Locsin Colmenares in Bulacan, Philippines.

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Angélica Vale

Angélica Vale is an actress, singer, and comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1975 to present. Angélica was born in 1975 as Angelica Maria Vale Hartman in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Angelica Panganiban

Angelica Panganiban is an actress, endorser, dancer and comedian with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Angelica was born in 1986 as Angelica Charlson in Manila, Philippines.

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Angie Cepeda

Angie Cepeda is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Angie was born in 1974 as Angelica Maria Cepeda Jimenez in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.

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Angélica María

Angélica María is an actress, singer and songwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1950 to present. Angélica was born in 1944 as Angelica Maria Hartman Ortiz in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

N is for nice, need I say more?

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

L is for loyalty, that you show.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Your name in reverse order is "Acilegna". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aglnceai". 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.

Past life for Angelica born Jan 3, 1926

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Italy approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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