Angela Name Meaning & Origin

Angela

Pronunciation: AN-jə-lə (key)

Origin of the name Angela:

Latinate form of Angel, a name derived from the vocabulary word angel (divine messenger, a messenger of God) which has its root in the Greek angelos (messenger). Var: Angela, Angele, Angella, Anngele. Pet: Angie.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Meanings and history of the name Angela

Of Greek origin, meaning "Messenger of God".

Famous real-life people named Angela

Angela Kinsey, American actress
Angela Bradburn-Spangler, American high jumper
Angela Lansbury, English actress
Angela Sarafyan, American actress
Angela Davis, American political activist
Angela Moreno, American Instagram celebrity
Angela Basset, American actress- 911 & How Stella Got her Groove Back

Angela in song, story & screen

"Angela", song by Jose Feliciano
"Angela", song by No Use For A Name
"Angela", song by Saian Supa Crew
"Angela (Everything Falls Apart)", song by Roses Are Red
"Angela", song by The Bee Gees
"Miss Angela", song by Beenie Man
"All for Angela", song by Forever the Sickest Kids
Angela Bower, main character on "Who's the Boss?"
Angela Chase, the lead character in the sitcom "My So-Called Life".
Angela Hayes, character in "American Beauty".
Angela Martin, character on the American television show "The Office".
Angela Montenegro, character on the hit US television show "Bones".
Angela Petrelli, character on the show "Heroes".
Angela Pleasant, character on the Sims games.
Angela Weber, character in "Twilight" book series
Angela Bennett, in the 1995 film "The Net"
Angela from the Spawn comics, now Marvel comics as the older sister of Thor and Loki.
Angela, Peter Griffin’s boss in the cartoon Family Guy
Angela Blanc from Black Butler

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