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Italian Baby Names

English translation/equivalent: Angelica

Origin: Derived from the Greek ànghelos "messenger," perhaps of Assyrian origin. In Christianity it has assumed the meaning of "messenger of God."

Name Day/Onomastico: December 6—in honor of St. Angelica of Milazzo, lived in the 16th century.

Related Name/Other Italian Forms: diminutive of Angela

Guide to Italian Baby Names


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