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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 boys 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 boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Angel
Use of the Name Angel for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
119,220 113,704 92,549 62,162 39,856 18,455 9,362
The table below indicates the number of times the name Angel has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Angel first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl 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 boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Angel
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18887578  
1889    
1890    
18919765  
1892    
1893    
1894    
1895    
1896    
1897    
1898    
18998617  
1900    
1901    
1902    
1903    
1904    
1905    
1906    
19079339  
19089479  
190995110  
191082214  
1911    
191287726  
191389930  
191490736  
1915    
191678162  
191785756  
191889455  
191976971  
192070185  
192181470  
192268191  
192371882  
1924604112  
1925564120  
1926536128  
1927534132  
1928516136  
1929514130  
1930459167  
1931567107  
1932517124  
1933575100  
1934543118  
193559694  
193658996  
1937565104  
193862191  
193963886  
194062690  
1941577105  
1942608107  
1943589115  
1944572114  
1945537124  
1946544137  
1947520169  
1948443223  
1949490182  
1950433237  
1951414269  
1952389312  
1953386327  
1954340434  
1955347438  
1956335493903123
1957322566838147
1958335528719188
1959317601675219
1960300660615267
1961297670397594
1962296689451451
1963304655477409
1964300692472422
1965279719474403
1966262765446438
1967263767475400
1968248830416504
1969241940361639
19702281,0382701,105
19712369982011,488
19722259471461,946
19732071,0421511,815
19741981,1101831,449
19752021,0851671,595
19761981,1341561,643
19771891,2431332,136
19781891,2451401,933
19791851,3001641,695
19801721,4151691,686
19811941,2971561,814
19821811,4391661,742
19831851,3461741,578
19841791,4131621,683
19851721,5631621,779
19861631,6431711,582
19871641,6501921,444
19881511,8231651,702
19891402,1701671,715
19901332,3941741,659
19911232,6861591,837
19921143,0451801,691
19931153,0321791,628
19941043,4711761,672
19951013,7331751,725
19961023,9071621,934
1997864,5121452,203
1998814,7611382,375
1999735,3931222,718
2000676,2911192,817
2001586,9561043,059
2002498,1541103,068
2003479,0931202,847
2004449,3621282,547
Totals:  119,220 72,514

During the last 125 years, parents have used Angel as a boy's name about 62% of the time and as a girl's name about 37% of the time.  This name has been considered suitable for either boys or girls.  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 boy names only 99 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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