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Angel name image The name Angel is of English origin, and means messenger.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Angel has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Angel
Use of the Name Angel for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
72,51472,51450,50525,29314,3385,3942,547
The table below indicates the number of times the name Angel has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Angel first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1888, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Angel
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
1888  7578
1889    
1890    
1891  9765
1892    
1893    
1894    
1895    
1896    
1897    
1898    
1899  8617
1900    
1901    
1902    
1903    
1904    
1905    
1906    
1907  9339
1908  9479
1909  95110
1910  82214
1911    
1912  87726
1913  89930
1914  90736
1915    
1916  78162
1917  85756
1918  89455
1919  76971
1920  70185
1921  81470
1922  68191
1923  71882
1924  604112
1925  564120
1926  536128
1927  534132
1928  516136
1929  514130
1930  459167
1931  567107
1932  517124
1933  575100
1934  543118
1935  59694
1936  58996
1937  565104
1938  62191
1939  63886
1940  62690
1941  577105
1942  608107
1943  589115
1944  572114
1945  537124
1946  544137
1947  520169
1948  443223
1949  490182
1950  433237
1951  414269
1952  389312
1953  386327
1954  340434
1955  347438
1956903123335493
1957838147322566
1958719188335528
1959675219317601
1960615267300660
1961397594297670
1962451451296689
1963477409304655
1964472422300692
1965474403279719
1966446438262765
1967475400263767
1968416504248830
1969361639241940
19702701,1052281,038
19712011,488236998
19721461,946225947
19731511,8152071,042
19741831,4491981,110
19751671,5952021,085
19761561,6431981,134
19771332,1361891,243
19781401,9331891,245
19791641,6951851,300
19801691,6861721,415
19811561,8141941,297
19821661,7421811,439
19831741,5781851,346
19841621,6831791,413
19851621,7791721,563
19861711,5821631,643
19871921,4441641,650
19881651,7021511,823
19891671,7151402,170
19901741,6591332,394
19911591,8371232,686
19921801,6911143,045
19931791,6281153,032
19941761,6721043,471
19951751,7251013,733
19961621,9341023,907
19971452,203864,512
19981382,375814,761
19991222,718735,393
20001192,817676,291
20011043,059586,956
20021103,068498,154
20031202,847479,093
20041282,547449,362
Totals:  72,514 119,220

During the last 125 years, parents have used Angel as a girl's name about 37% of the time and as a boy's name about 62% of the time.  This name has been considered suitable for either girls or boys.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Angel appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 49 times during the last 125 years.


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