Angel

Angel - A very unique female name



  Sep 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Angel appeared on the charts for the first time in 1914 on position #1338. 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 girl name Angel was given to 1,357 baby girls in 2012, ranking #228 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,041 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Angel peaked in popularity 18 years ago in 2001 on position 104.



Famous with this name

Asher Angel
Heather Angel
Angel Coulby


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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 Louisiana at position #93 - and is the least popular in Massachusetts at position #947.

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.

Angela / Angelina / Angelica / Angeline / Angelique / Angelia / Ainsley / Angelita / Ansley / Anjali /

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
2012228
2011217
2010194
2009177
2008159
2007152
2006158
2005143
2004128
2003120
2002109
2001104
2000118
1999119
1998138
1997143
1996161
1995175
1994177
1993178
1992181
1991159
1990174
1989168
1988167
1987192
1986172
1985162
1984162
1983174
1982166
1981156
1980169
1979165
1978140
1977133
1976156
1975166
1974182
1973152
1972145
1971199
1970271
1969361
1968419
1967470
1966447
1965464
1964475
1963472
1962457
1961390
1960616
1959699
1958737
1957852
1956885
1955954
19541005
19531177
19521310
19511223
19501428
19491229
19481292
19471433
19461790
19451658
19441356
19431272
1941954
19351573
19301683
19271810
19231667
19141338

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Louisiana93
Alaska109
Alabama109
Mississippi121
Georgia121
South Carolina136
Maryland142
New Mexico145
Hawaii156
Ohio165
Arkansas166
Tennessee168
Virginia181
Oklahoma186
Florida188
Michigan189
Kentucky195
Arizona195
North Carolina195
Maine205
District of Columbia211
Missouri223
Nevada232
Indiana233
Wisconsin245
Kansas252
South Dakota253
Iowa265
California275
Illinois276
Pennsylvania280
Colorado295
New York327
Texas338
Minnesota354
Washington377
Idaho413
Utah440
Oregon477
New Jersey526
Massachusetts947

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 very unique female 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
2001
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Angel
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,041
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1914
2012 births +1,357

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