Etymology & Historical Origin of the Baby Name Dangelo

D’Angelo (which is how this name is typically rendered – with an apostrophe) is an African-American name creation. The name essentially means “of the angels” from the d’ prefix (de meaning “of”) plus Angelo, the Italian masculine name for “angel”. Angelo comes from the Medieval Latin “Angelus” which stood for a heavenly creature – an angel – itself originating from the Greek word αγγελος (angelos) meaning "messenger" (since the biblical angels were considered “messengers” of God). Obviously a popular figure in Christianity, the angel gave birth to several variations of its name. The Spanish use Ángel, the Greeks use Angelos, the Czechs use Anděl and in the Basque country they say Aingeru. African-Americans put their own unique stamp on this little cherub, too. D’Angelo and DeAngelo.

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Personality

OF THE BOY NAME DANGELO

The number Four personality is marked by stability and discipline. This is the personality that follows the rules and is conservative by nature.  They have an earth-bound energy that prefers to build things methodically on top of firm foundations; they don't cut corners. Fours take their time and don't like to be hurried. But the outcome of their endeavors is likely to result in some strong and useful structure, which makes them great engineers and inventors. Fours are anything but frivolous or controversial. This is a trustworthy, straight-forward personality that embodies dedication and organization. They are the backbone and anchor in their relationships, careers and communities. They are tidy, punctual, and full of integrity. Hard-work comes naturally to a Four and they are immensely reliable. This is the personality you can always count on.

Popularity

OF THE BOY NAME DANGELO

D’Angelo first appeared on the American male naming charts in 1985 (although DeAngelo predates him by a decade). One of the many naming styles that emerged within the African-American community in the 1970s were these types of creative variations on common names. At first, D’Angelo resided at the bottom of the Top 1000 list and then disappeared from circulation. The name came screaming back on to the charts in the mid-1990s thanks to a popular R&B musician named Michael Eugene Archer who went by the stage name D’Angelo. D’Angelo’s impact on the usage of his name would last for a few years, but today the name has dwindled back down to low levels of popularity. In fact, D’Angelo is coming dangerously close to falling off the Top 1000 list any year now. Even D'Angelo Barksdale, a character on the HBO drama series “The Wire” (2002-2008), did little to resurrect the usage of this name.

Quick Facts

ON DANGELO

GENDER:

Boy

ORIGIN:

African-American

NUMBER OF SYLLABLES:

4

RANKING POPULARITY:

948

PRONUNCIATION:

dee-AHN-ge-lo

SIMPLE MEANING:

Of the angels

Characteristics

OF DANGELO

Dependable

Solid

Practical

Hard-working

Industrious

Studious

Conservative

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OF THE BABY NAME DANGELO

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ON DANGELO

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NAMED DANGELO

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NAMED DANGELO

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Historic Figures

WITH THE NAME DANGELO

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