From German Names

Female Female Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Angela. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:


Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born between 1940 and 1980

Origin and Meaning

Female form of the Latin name Angelus meaning 'angel'. It derives from a Greek word for 'messenger'

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Angela Merkel (* 1954), German research scientist and politician who has been the Chancellor of Germany since 2005