Angela

Angela - A very unique female name



  Sep 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Angela, meaning angel, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #250. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Angela and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Angela? 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 Angela. The baby girl name Angela was given to 1,616 baby girls in 2012, ranking #191 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 875 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Angela peaked in popularity 45 years ago in 1974 on position 5.



Famous with this name

Angela Bundalovic
Angela Bassett
Angela Sarafyan


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Rating: 4/5 (8 people)


Angela is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Angela is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #100 - and is the least popular in Arkansas at position #622.

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 Angela is where you live.


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Angela origin and meaning

Angela is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means angel. To see famous people named Angela, pop culture references for the name Angela and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Angela

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

Angelina / Angel / 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
2012191
2011191
2010160
2009142
2008133
2007125
2006114
2005114
2004105
2003104
200283
200177
200080
199990
1998100
199793
199691
199585
199481
199373
199269
199159
199052
198947
198838
198735
198633
198531
198426
198322
198216
198115
198012
19798
19787
19776
19765
19755
19745
19737
19726
19716
19706
19697
19687
19677
19669
196510
196422
196330
196236
196138
196052
195968
195883
195789
195693
1955109
1954118
1953122
1952135
1951149
1950147
1949151
1948159
1947174
1946192
1945193
1944197
1943217
1942199
1941216
1940236
1939231
1938235
1937218
1936253
1935256
1934254
1933257
1932255
1931245
1930248
1929241
1928262
1927270
1926280
1925290
1924273
1923253
1922258
1921256
1920257
1919252
1918237
1917225
1916229
1915227
1914215
1913227
1912228
1911227
1910250

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California100
Texas124
Hawaii133
Massachusetts136
New Jersey148
Arizona150
New York152
Nevada157
Virginia182
Florida191
Illinois192
Maryland193
Alaska197
District of Columbia210
New Mexico216
Montana219
Georgia219
Washington234
Pennsylvania252
Tennessee298
Michigan305
Indiana331
North Carolina332
Nebraska334
Kentucky342
Oklahoma347
Louisiana355
Minnesota355
Kansas356
Iowa359
Connecticut369
Utah376
Missouri394
Oregon395
Wisconsin396
Alabama399
Mississippi427
Ohio478
Colorado584
South Carolina594
Arkansas622

Even more about Angela


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 Angela 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 Angela?

3 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
1974
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Angela
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 875
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,616

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