Meaning of Angelica

Meaning of Angelica
Name
it Angelica
Gender
Female
Meaning
Derived from the Greek angelikos meaning "angelic, worth of an angel". Angelica was the heroine of the Boiardo's "Orlando innamorato" and of the Ariosto's "Orlando Furioso": a lovely princess which makes all the soldiers, both Christian and Saracen to fall into love for her, dissuading them from the battle.
Popularity
In Italy about 16202 people are called Angelica
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Variants
en Angelica
de Angelika
fr Angélique
es Angélica
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