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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...

There's a long list of angelic baby names that work for both boys and girls

There's no doubt about it, the experience of having a child is not of this world — which makes picking a sweet, ethereal name for your new baby so appropriate.

Angelic baby names ring especially true when you spend those quiet moments staring at your sleeping angel, but as your baby grows into adulthood a sweet name will bring you right back to their cherubic days.

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 based on Angel.

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The names of real angels

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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