Meaning of Angelo

Meaning of Angelo
Name
it Angelo
Gender
Male
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
May 5: Saint Angelus of Jerusalem (Sant'Angelo) - Martyr
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In Italy about 555253 people are called Angelo
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Variants
en Angel

de Engel

es Ángel

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