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Angel Names for Babies

Heavenly angel names for your little cherub have come down to earth, from the names of biblical messengers to guardian angels to names that mean angel. Angel baby names are a popular idea, but there are not nearly enough angel names in the bible or other official sources to satisfy most parents searching for angel names. Still, between names that mean angel and those from a range of cultures that signify angel, we've got a growing list of angel names.

  • Amael

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    Amael is the name of an archangel that governs virtues and the month of December. This name might also relate to the Arabic Amal, which means hope or inspiration. Amael makes one of the many... Read More 

  • Anahera

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    This feminine Maori name, meaning angel, is a perfect name for that little angel who deserves something more exotic than Angela and something less Hollywood than Angelina.Read More 

  • Angel

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    Angel is a perennial Hispanic boys’ name, but it was Buffy the Vampire Slayer that brought it into the Anglo-male camp, where it's now heard... Read More 

  • Angela

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    Angela was a Top 10 name from 1965 to 1979, the fifth most popular name for three years, and staying in the double digits until the turn of the... Read More 

  • Angelica

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    Angelica is by far the choicest form of the angelic names -- more delicate than Angelina, more feminine than Angel, more modern than Angela. But though Angelica is so lacy and poetic, it lags... Read More 

  • Angelico

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    The great pre-Renaissance painter known as Fra Angelico was actually born Guido di Pietro, but his nom d'art might work for your little angel.Read More 

  • Angelina

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    The gorgeous Angelina Jolie has promoted the star power of her name and changed Angelina's image from delicate to intense, from older Italian mama to stylish multi-cultural child. Kids might... Read More 

  • Angelique

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    Angelique is on the rise, on the heels of sister names Angelina -- as in Jolie -- and Angelica, partly thanks to the Dark Shadows glamour girl played by Eva Green. After a long run of Read More 

  • Angelo

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    Old-school Italian name that could find new fans thanks to singer Adele, who chose it for her son after months of baby name mystery. Angelo is in the same name category as Rocco, the name of... Read More 

  • Angie

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    Cute nickname of Angela and other angelic names, Angie is now being used on its own, although its popularity has fallen in recent years. That said, Angie is one of those surprising classics,... Read More 

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