a feminine name: dim. Angie; var. Angelica, Angelina, Angeline
Origin of Angelacontr. of Angelica from Medieval Latin angelica, angelic from Ecclesiastical Late Latin angelicus: see angelic
- A female given name.
- Name of an Italian 15th/16th century saint. In general use in English since the 18th century.
OriginSee also: angelą
Feminine form of Church Latin Angelus, from Ancient Greek angelos "messenger, angel".