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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Engel

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Alt. Meaning

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

G is for goal, your eye on the future.

E is for eager, let's get started!

L is for loyalty, that you show.

Notable Persons Named Engel

Engel Beltré is an athlete. Engel was born on November 1st, 1989 in Santo Domingo.


His military service ended in 1680. Engel was born on May 2nd, 1649 in Vlissingen. He died on February 27th, 1683.


El Jeffrey is a merengue music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1987 to present. El was given the name Engel Garcia on April 1st, 1974 in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic.


Engel was born on July 14th, 1900. She left this life on June 15th, 1996.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Engel

Scott Walker is an avant-garde music, experimental music, art rock, and baroque pop musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Electronic keyboard, and Vocals. He holds the title Jackie". His ongoing career started in 1958. Scott was given the name Noel Scott Engel on January 9th, 1943. Scott is also known as Scott Walker.


Georgia Engel is an actress, voice artist, and comedienne. She has had major accomplishments since 1971. Georgia was given the name Georgia Bright Engel on July 28th, 1948 in Washington, D.C., U.S.


Eliot Engel is a Member of the, from New York's 16th congressional district, U.S. House of Representatives, fromNew York's16th congressional district, 17th congressional district1993 - 19th congressional district1989 - and United States House of Repres. Eliot was born on February 18th, 1947 in New York City.


Richard Engel is a correspondent. He holds the title NBC News Chief foreign correspondent and NBC NewsChief foreign correspondent. Richard was born on September 16th, 1973 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Natascha Engel is a for North East Derbyshire, Chair of the Backbench Select Committee, Member of Parliament, forNorth East Derbyshire, Chairman of Ways, Means, and Backbench Business Committee. Her career lasted from 2015 to 2015. Natascha was born on April 9th, 1967 in West Berlin.


George Engel is a criminal.


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Popularity of Engel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Engel U.S.
  White 95.20% 64.26%
  African American 0.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.29% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Engel

People with the last name Engel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Engel

  • How Popular is the name Engel? Engel is the 64,190th most popular name of all time. As a last name Engel was the 1,644th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Engel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17 babies born with the first name Engel in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Engel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2006 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Engel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Engel is Wednesday, April 3rd, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Engel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Engel was in 2015 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Engel: Your name in reverse order is Legne. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nelge. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Engel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 21,933 people with the last name Engel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Engel? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Engel as their last name.

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