Each name has a special meaning and without a doubt we want to give you all the information you should know about it. When you choose a name, its origin, its meaning and even those characters who bear it and who have made history over time can be important. Please note that all names have a different etymology which may be of importance to you. Next we are going to explain the meaning of the name Angel .

Etymology of the name Angel:

According to anthroponymic studies, it is considered that the name Angel comes from the Greek word ággelos, which is also related to the first variant of the name created in Latin, this being Ángelus .. This name refers to the guardian angels of the Catholic religion, where an angel is sent by God to protect humanity and guide its actions. It is a popular name related to the prevailing theology of Western civilization that has remained through the years. Angel is a name that has historically been closely related to art, it has been used in paintings, sculptures, movies, animes and comics. The name of songs by famous musicians such as Jimi Hendrix, Madonna, Mecano, Aerosmith, Eurythmics, A-ha, Robbie Williams, Shaggy, Judas Priest, The xx, Depeche Mode, Beyoncé among other artists who have chosen the name. It refers to a fictional superhero, Warren Kenneth, who becomes known as Angel and later Archangel. Angel Falls is the highest waterfall in the world and is located in Venezuela.


Engjëlli in Albanian, Angelu in Armenian, Engel in German, Anchel in Aragonese, Anxelu or Ánxel in Asturian, Angern in Bulgarian, Àngel in Catalan, Andel in Czech, Anghjulu in Corsican, Angelus in Danish, Aingeal in Scots, Aingery or Gotzon in Basque, Angelus in Finnish, Angelo in Esperanto, Ange in French, Anxo or Anxa in Galician, Aggelosin Greek, Angelusz in Hungarian, Anhel in Hawaiian, Angel in English, Angelo in Italian, Enjeru in Japanese, Angelas in Lithuanian, Ang e lus in Latin and Swedish, Anlu in Maltese, Enjo in Portuguese, Aniol in Polish, Anghel in Romanian, Àncilu in Sicilian. Her diminutive is usually Angie. The most common female variants are usually Angela, Angelina, Angeles or Angelica.

Famous people named Angel:

  • Michael’s Angel

    • Spanish actor : He was born in Villarreal, Valencian Community in 1982. He has worked in film productions, television series, feature films, and has appeared in 10 short films. In some of his participations he has obtained roles with constant characters and in which he has shown his great talent for acting. His debut was in a series directed by Hernando Dos Casas.
  • Angel Romero of Avila

    • Spanish singer : also known as Angelillo, he was born in La Solana, Ciudad Real in 1929. He worked from a very young age in different trades, especially in the plaster factory where his father also worked. At the age of 19, he made the decision to enter a singing contest animated by well-known people on the National Radio of Spain, thus winning the La voz de Plata trophy offered by the station. From there his fame increased by participating in shows and making presentations in theater. He was named La Solana’s favorite son.
  • Angel Moreno Nunez

    • Spanish boxer : he was born in Vallecas, Madrid in 1983. He is known for obtaining the title of Champion of Spain, twice winner of the European Championship, also winner of the WBC World Boxing Championship, WBO Latin champion, among other participations. During his sporting career he has obtained 20 victories and no defeats by knockout. He started in the sport at the age of 27 and a year later he would be debuting as a professional boxer. He came to compete in bantamweight modalities and also in flyweight.

General characteristics of the most famous people named Angel:

People who bear this name are usually intelligent, simple, humble and have a great facility for oratory. Their ability to communicate makes them friendly, widely sociable, understanding, empathic people with people skills. In general, they usually transmit immediate confidence, so people usually trust them with their secrets if they hardly know them. They can spend a long time focused on their personal interests without distractions, they tend to abhor lies and injustice.