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Quick Facts on Angelina

  • Gender:
  • Girl
  • Origin:
  • English, Greek, Latin
  • Number of syllables:
  • 4
  • Ranking popularity:
  • 147
Simple meaning:
Messenger of God; angelic

Characteristics of Angelina

  • Multi-talented
  • Intuitive
  • Oneness
  • Idealistic
  • Philanthropy
  • Independent
  • Perfection

Etymology & Historical Origin - Angelina

Angelina is a fanciful version of the more common name Angela. Both names are derived from the Latin male name Angelus which comes from the Greek “angelos” (meaning ‘messenger’). Angelina is also probably an elaboration of the feminine form of the Latin adjective “angelicus” which translates to ‘angelic.’ The full meaning of the name – i.e., “messenger of God” was derived from the Bible. Angelina is primarily the English version of the name. The French form of the name is Angeline or Angélique. All of the “Angela” names became popularized in the 18th century.

Popularity of the Name Angelina

Angelina has been actively bestowed as a female given name in America for well over a century; however, the name experienced only moderate success until the turn of the 21st century. Angelina lands a spot on the Top 100 list in 2001 for the first time. In fact, the name jumped 200 spots on the charts in four short years (from 1999-2002). These are the very years that Angelina Jolie came into the public eye, after winning her Academy Award in 2000 for “Girl Interrupted.” It seems clear that popular culture has influenced the currency of the name. Nonetheless, Angelina is a beautiful four-syllable name that sounds poetic and feminine.
Popularity of the Girl Name Angelina
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Angelina

  • Literary Characters of the baby name Angelina

    Literary Characters of the Baby Name Angelina

    Angelina We cannot find any significant literary characters with the first name Angelina.

  • Popular Songs on Angelina

    Popular Songs on Angelina

    Angel, Angelina - a song by George Strait

    Angelina - a song by Billy Bob Thornton

    Angelina - a song by Bob Dylan

    Angelina - a song by Harry Belafonte

    Farewell Angelina - a song by Bob Dylan

    Farewell Angelina - a song by John Mellencamp

    Farewell, Angelina - a song by Joan Baez

  • Children's Books on the Baby Name Angelina

    Children's Books on the Baby Name Angelina

    Angelina Ballerina (Katharine Holabird) - Angelina danced her way into the hearts of young ballerinas, and she’s still going strong. A true modern classic, Angelina continues to be adored by her legions of fans. Angelina Ballerina is a fictional mouse, created by author Katharine Holabird and illustrator Helen Craig, who is featured in a popular series of children's books. The first book in the series was published in 1983, and since then, there has been over 20 books in the series. Recommended for ages 4-8.

    Angelina Grimke: Voice of Abolition (Ellen H. Todras) - Born into a prominent Charleston family in 1805, Angelina Grimke was led by her religious beliefs to oppose slavery and to leave the South in order to work in New England for the abolition of slavery and for women's rights. She overcame her natural reticence and the conventions of the time to speak in public for the causes she believed in. Recommended for ages young adult.

    Angelina Jolie: Celebrity with Heart (Michael A. Schuman) - The book details the life and humanitarian contributions made by the famous celebrity, Angelina Jolie. Recommended for ages young adult.

    Angelina's Angels (Lynn Bartel) - During a season of factory closings and job losses, the small town of Bennington loses sight of the hope of the season. Angelina, a young girl who faces life from a wheelchair, knows that a life without hope is not a life and she formulates a plan to help bring the joy of Christmas back to her town. With a little ingenuity and the helping hands of her brothers and sister, Angelina's motto 'Share the gift and share the hope' transforms a town in despair into a town that remembers the true meaning of Christmas. Recommended for ages 9-12.

    Angelina's Island (Jeanette Winter) - Angelina’s heart aches for Jamaica, and no matter how much Mama talks of having a better life in New York, Angelina still dreams about mangos, johnnycake, rainbow-colored birds, and the warmth of the sand under her feet. Then one day Mama sees something in the paper about Carnival in Brooklyn, New York, and she thinks she may have found a way to soothe Angelina’s homesickness. With vibrant colors that seem to dance right off the page, Jeanette Winter pays homage to Jamaica and the traditions of the West Indian people. Recommended for ages 4-8.

  • Famous People Named Angelina

    Famous People Named Angelina

    Famous People Named Angelina - Angelina Jolie (actress/philanthropist); Angelina Grimke (social reformer)

  • Children of Famous People Named Angelina

    Children of Famous People Named Angelina

    Famous People who Named their Daughter Angelina - Jon Voight (actor)

  • Historic Figures

    Angelina - Girl Baby Name - Historic Figures

    Angelina - We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Angelina.

Personality of the Girl Name Angelina

The number Nine personality represents the completion or ending of the cycle, and a need for perfection. This is the personality that moves from "self" to a greater understanding and compassion for the human condition and the world order. They want to make the world a better place. Nines are capable of great spiritual and humanitarian achievements. They are courageous and fearless, able to fight great battles on behalf of worthy causes. These personalities will not tolerate injustice. They are compassionate people with a strong sensitivity to others. They are able to both educate and inspire. Friendships and relationships are the lifeblood to the Nine, and they place a high value on love and affection. Nines are often exceptionally gifted artistically, and they have a keen imagination and enterprising mind.

Variations of the Baby Name - Angelina

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