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Angelic baby names perfect for your perfect little angel (here's hoping)

Kim Grundy is a mom, writer, expert laundry folder and sandwich maker, not necessarily in that order. Raised in Oklahoma, she is now a West Coast gal and lives in California with her husband and two sons, along with one dog, two fish (oo...

Heavenly boy and girl baby names that have a special meaning

There's something a little different about these "otherworldly" baby names, inspired by heaven and the angels. Baby names with spiritual roots have beautiful options for both boys and girls (like Ariel, Seraphina, Gabriel or Micah), and each has its own special significance.

Yes, angelic baby names are as unique as they are meaningful. Angels are mythical or spiritual beings that are thought of as messengers of God that often protect and guide human beings. Angels are often portrayed clothed in white with beautiful wings and a halo. If you are searching for a truly angelic baby name for your baby girl or baby boy, you will love these unique and wonderful names.

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Naming your baby Angel

The name Angel is of Spanish origin and is generally considered a boy's name, although this name could be just as beautiful for a baby girl. The name Angel was ranked number 42 on the Social Security Administration's top baby name list for boys. You can also consider these great baby names that are similar to Angel.

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Angel baby names

If you are looking for a unique and beautiful name, these angel names are otherworldly. Why not match the angel name with an attribute you would like for your child?

  • Afriel: Angel of youth
  • Ariel: Angel of nature
  • Cassiel: Angel of temperance
  • Charmeine: Angel of harmony
  • Dina: Angel of learning
  • Gavreel: Angel of peace
  • Michael: Angel of loyalty
  • Gabriel: Angelic messenger
  • Raphael: Angel of healing
  • Micah: Angel of miracles
  • Uriel: Angel of creativity
  • Forfax: Angel of astronomy
  • Hadraniel: Angel of love
  • Jophiel: Angel of enlightenment
  • Lailah: Angel of conception
  • Manakel: Angel of peace
  • Nathaniel: Angel of fire
  • Ramiel: Angel of thunder
  • Sariel: Angel of guidance
  • Sachael: Angel of water
  • Tabbris: Angel of self determination
  • Xapham: Angel of creation
  • Raziel: Angel of mysteries
  • Paschar: Angel of vision
  • Zuriel: Angel of harmony
  • Zuphlas: Angel of trees
  • Zadkiel: Angel of prayer

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