names The Best Baby Names That Mean Angel  

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

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

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Malachi Male, Hebrew: My angel/messenger 

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Malakia Female, Arabic: Angel 

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

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

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

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

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

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Engel Male, Ancient Germanic: Angel 

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Malak Unisex, Arabic: Angel

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

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Remial Male, Hebrew: Means "mercy of God," one of the Biblical archangels 

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

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

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Parisa Female, Persian: Like a fairy 

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

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

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Talini Female, English: Snow angels; snow falling at dawn

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

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Angelica Female, Italian: Angel

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Anjelita Female, Origin Unknown: Angels of God

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Angelique Female, French: Angel 

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Jophiel Male, Hebrew: Means "beauty of God," the angel that drove Adam and Eve out of Eden, according to the legend 

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Halo Unisex, English: Luminous gold disk, associated with angels 

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Achara Female, Thai: Angela 

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Cassiel Male, Hebrew: Name of a Biblical angel 

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Geline Female, English: Angel

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Anahera Female, Maori: Angel