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Updated February 29, 2024

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Heavenly messenger

What Does Angelina Mean and Stand For? 

The name Angelina is a diminutive of Angel, meaning "heavenly messenger." This Greek name has variations including Angela, Angelica, Angele, and Angelika. 


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How Popular Is The Name Angelina

Famous people with this first name

What Does the Name Angelina Mean? 

Angelina is a girls' name of Greek origin, meaning "heavenly messenger." It is a diminutive of the name Angel. The name Angelina was once a low-ranking name on the baby name charts, but it gained popularity throughout the late 20th century due to actress Angelina Jolie. 

How Popular is the Name Angelina? 

Angelina is the #298 most popular girls' name in the U.S., according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. It was a very popular name in the early 2000s, reaching a peak of #43 in 2005 before slowly falling on the charts. However, Angelina ranks #12 on 

According to Google search administration data, in the last five years Angelina was at its peak popularity in October 2021. 

Popularity of the Name Angelina in the United States

Angelina was searched for most often in the following states:

  • Texas
  • California
  • New Jersey
  • Nevada
  • New York

Famous People Named Angelina and Angelina in Pop Culture 

Famous Angelina's include actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie, American abolitionist and suffragist Angelina Grimke, and Canadian wrester Angelina Love.

Angelina Ballerina is a popular children's book and TV series. 

The name Angelina also features in the TV show The Young and the Restless, and the Harry Potter series. 

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