Angel

Angel - A unique male name



  Jan 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Angel appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #664. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Angel and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Angel? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Angel. The baby boy name Angel was given to 6,958 baby boys in 2012, ranking #57 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 236 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Angel peaked in popularity 13 years ago in 2006 on position 31.



Famous with this name

Vanessa Angel
Jack Angel
Angel Jacob


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Angel is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Angel is currently topping the baby name charts in Nevada at position #12 - and is the least popular in Mississippi at position #367.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Angel is where you live.


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Angel origin and meaning

Angel is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Angel, pop culture references for the name Angel and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Angel

We've found the following names that sound similar to Angel, sorted by popularity.

Angelo / Anselmo / Ansel / Angela / Anjel / Ancil / Angelica / Angelgabriel / Angello / Anshul /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201257
201152
201042
200938
200836
200734
200631
200532
200444
200347
200249
200158
200068
199973
199881
199786
1996103
1995101
1994105
1993116
1992114
1991124
1990133
1989143
1988151
1987166
1986165
1985172
1984179
1983186
1982181
1981194
1980174
1979185
1978190
1977189
1976198
1975202
1974201
1973206
1972227
1971237
1970227
1969238
1968249
1967256
1966263
1965277
1964298
1963300
1962294
1961297
1960298
1959312
1958332
1957316
1956330
1955343
1954335
1953372
1952373
1951398
1950416
1949452
1948434
1947484
1946515
1945492
1944506
1943512
1942536
1941506
1940558
1939562
1938557
1937504
1936516
1935522
1934489
1933531
1932471
1931501
1930435
1929483
1928491
1927495
1926506
1925513
1924577
1923664
1922624
1921689
1920628
1919656
1918743
1917680
1916639
1915922
1914762
1913686
1912664

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nevada12
California14
Texas15
Arizona23
New Mexico35
Colorado42
Illinois45
Rhode Island48
Oregon52
New Jersey56
New York58
Kansas62
Oklahoma65
District of Columbia66
Florida67
Washington67
Connecticut71
North Carolina74
Georgia80
Utah84
Nebraska84
Delaware85
Virginia89
Maryland92
Idaho93
Massachusetts96
Arkansas103
Tennessee107
Indiana118
Wisconsin123
Alabama133
South Carolina139
Iowa141
Pennsylvania155
Minnesota176
Michigan192
Missouri212
Hawaii212
Kentucky238
Louisiana249
Ohio257
Mississippi367

Even more about Angel


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Angel a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Angel?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2006
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Angel
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 236
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +6,958

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