US Popularity:90
Meaning:Messenger; Messenger of God
Angel is a gender-neutral name that is well known in both the US and Spain. From Greek origins, the meaning of the word angel is “messenger,” but in the Bible, the word signifies a more divine meaning, “messenger from God.” Whether you will be guiding baby down a religious path or are simply looking for a heavenly name to bestow upon them, Angel could be the perfect title to uplift and inspire your new addition. The name received a huge boost from Angel, the Buffy the Vampire Slayer spin-off starring David Boreanaz.

Famous People Named Angel

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Angel Di Maria
    Soccer Player
  • Angel Hernandez
    Baseball Player
  • Angel Pagan
    Baseball Player
  • Angel Rivera
    Business Executive

Angel Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Angel is currently #975 on The Bump
Boy:Angel is currently #721 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Angel is currently #531 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Angel is currently #90 in U.S. births
Boy:Angel is currently #103 in U.S. births
Girl:Angel is currently #1041 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 11
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Angel

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, angel, December 2023

  • Behind the Name, Angel, May 2020

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