Angelica Name Meaning & Origin

Angelica

Pronunciation: an-JEHL-ik-ə (key)

Origin of the name Angelica:

Derived from the vocabulary word angelic (like an angel), which is derived from the Latin angelicus and the Greek angelikos (angelic).

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I have a nice friend named Angelica! She is very kind and respectful and also a girly girl.

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Angie & Angel. Jelly

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Famous real-life people named Angelica: | Edit

Angelica Kaufmann, German painter
Anjelica Huston, American actress
Angelica Maria, Mexican actress and singer
Angelica Vale, Mexican impersonator and actress
Angelica Bridges, American actress
Angelica Schuyler Church, Sister-in-law of founding father Alexander Hamilton. It is rumored that they may have had an affair.

Angelica in song, story & screen: | Edit

Angelica Teach, character on "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"
Angelika, character on "The Brothers Grimm"
Angelica Chaste, character on "Angel's Dance"
There are multiple novels about a heroine Angelica (aka Angélique in French) written by Anne and Serge Golon as well as movies based on the books.
"Angelica", song by Scott Walker
"Angelica", song by Danny & Vincent Cavanagh
Angelica Schuyler, character in play "Hamilton"
Angelica Jones, Firestar in the X-Men comics

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