Meaning of Angela

Meaning of Angela
Name
it Angela
Gender
Female
Meaning
From the latin masculine name Angelus in its turn derived from the Greek word anghelos meaning "messenger". The christian tradition defines the angels as "god's messengers". The name may also have an assyre origin, so that in the "Old Testament" it assumes the meaning of "ministry of Jahvè", from the Hebraic mal'ak.
Name Day
January 27: Saint Angela Merici - Virgin
Diffusion
In Italy about 645416 people are called Angela
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Variants
en Angie

de Angela

fr Angèle

es Angela

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