Angelica (given name)

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Angelica
Pronunciation /ænˈɛlɪkə/ ann-JEL-ih-kə
Gender Female
Language(s) Any Indo-European language
Name day Any
Origin
Meaning Angelic
Other names
Related names Angellica, Angelika, Angellika, Angelique, Anjelica

Angelica is a female given name and a variant of Angelika.[1]

Meaning[edit]

Angelica comes from the Latin angelicus ('angelic'), which in turn is descended from the Greek άγγελος (ángelos) meaning 'messenger of God' or 'angel'.[1]

Notable Angelicas[edit]

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Variations[edit]

Angélica (Spanish), Angelika (German, Polish),(Hungarian), Angélique (French), Anjelica (Brazilian, English), Anxélica (Galician), Angeliki or Aggeliki (Αγγελική, Greek).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Campbell, Mike. "Angelica". Behind the Name: the etymology and history of first names. Archived from the original on 23 March 2008. Retrieved 24 March 2008.