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The Best Baby Names That Mean Angel 

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Updated April 29, 2020 4.2k votes 1k voters 50.8k views 31 items

If you're looking for a heavenly name for your little one, you may be on the hunt for some baby names meaning angel. An angel is seen as a guardian of humanity, and therefore associated with hope, good fortune, and love. If you're on the hunt for the perfect divine name, this angel name list has you covered. 
 

There are many boy and girl names that mean angel literally. The name Angela translates to angel and has attractive variations like Angelica and Angelique. It also has male variations, like Angelo. The name Michelangelo - associated with the famed painter - means "Michael angel," referring to the biblical archangel. For more unique options, the German boy's name "Engel" means angel, and the unisex Arabic name "Malak" also translates to angel directly. 
 

However, there are also plenty of names associated with the angelic. A variety of attractive names - such as Gabriel, Ariel, and Sariel - refer to biblical archangels. Some cute female names have meanings associated with God, heaven, and angels. Gloria is thought of as the song of angels and Celeste means heavenly. 

Do you have a favorite baby name for the little angel in your life? Give the best options a thumbs up, and please add any good names we may have missed.

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Celeste

Female, Latin: The one born in heaven like an Angel

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Unisex, Biblical Greek: Means "lion of God" and is the name of an angel that appears throughout the Bible 

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Seraphina

Female, Roman: Derived from seraphim, an order of six-winged angels in the Bible 

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Celine
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Male, Hebrew: Means "God is my strength," references the archangel who announced Christ's birth 

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Male, Hebrew: One of the seven archangels of the God

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Angela

Female, Origin Unknown: An angel sent from heaven to spread peace and love

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Angelica

Female, Italian: Angel

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Malachi

Male, Hebrew: My angel/messenger 

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Gabrielle

Female, French: Means "God is my strength," references the archangel who announced Christ's birth 

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Raphael

Male, Latin/Greek: Means "God has healed," one of the seven Biblical archangels 

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Gloria

Female, Latin: Means glory and associated with songs of angels 

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Angelique

Female, French: Angel 

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Halo

Unisex, English: Luminous gold disk, associated with angels 

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Sariel

Unisex, Hebrew: Means "command of God," one of the Biblical archangels 

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lilainie.addo added Lilainie
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Cassiel

Male, Hebrew: Name of a Biblical angel 

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Angelo

Male, Origin Unknown: They are the messengers as well as the angels of God

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Malakia

Female, Arabic: Angel 

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Malak

Unisex, Arabic: Angel

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Parisa

Female, Persian: Like a fairy 

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Rosangela

Female, Italian: Mix of Rosa and Angela - an angelic rose 

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Talini

Female, English: Snow angels; snow falling at dawn

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Michelangelo

Male, Italian: Means "Michael angel," referring to the archangel Michael 

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Anahera

Female, Maori: Angel