Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Messenger, Angel
Main Origin Language: Latin
(Or View Angela Boy)

In 2017 the name Angela...

• was given to 1,344 baby girls
• was the 234th most popular name for baby girls
• was 51% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in California, Deleware, and Texas
• was least popular in West Virginia, Alaska, and North Dakota
• was about as popular as Dakota and Noelle
Babies Named Angela Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Angela...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1975
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2017
• is 59% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 63% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Heidi, Stacey, Sonia, Brian, Scotty, Scottie
• has the most opposite popularity history to Clare, Miriam, Cecilia, Junior, Wilson, Harris
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Angela Per State
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Geographically the name Angela...

• 44% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Daniela, Giselle, Andrea, Angelo, Bryan, Angel
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Ellie, Clara, Hadley, Tucker, Xander, Sawyer
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Angela by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Angela are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Angela will be the only kid named Angela in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Angela compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Angela rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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