Angel Name Meaning

English: from Middle English angel ‘angel’ (from Latin angelus), probably applied as a nickname for someone of angelic temperament or appearance or for someone who played the part of an angel in a pageant. As a North American surname it may also be an Americanized form of a cognate European surname, as for example Italian Angelo, Rumanian Anghel, Czech Andel, or Hungarian Angyal. German: ethnic name for a member of a Germanic people on the Jutland peninsula; members of this tribe invaded eastern and northern Britain in the 5th–6th centuries and gave their name to England. See Engel. Slovenian (eastern Slovenia): from the Latin personal name Angelus.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Engel, Andel, Angelo, Mangel, Anger, Ancel, Bandel, Daniel, Ranger

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Angel Family Origin

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Angel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Angel family was Farming. The most common Angel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Angel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Angel.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Angel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Angel in 1940 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Angel

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