Anzhelika Name Meaning & Origin
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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Anzhelika is usually a Russian/Polish equivalent of Angelica except that the emphasis is usually on "lika" part when pronouncing the name. It is a russian variation of a french Angelique, which was made popular in Russia by the "Anzhelika" movies based on the books by Ann and Serge Golon.
The name can have several meanings ranging from: angel, like an angel, angel's messenger, messenger of God, heaven's messenger to just plain messenger.
- Personal experiences with the name Anzhelika: | Edit
My name is Anzhelika. Although it has a "unique" spelling, it is actually easy to pronounce and sounds exotic. I usually receive a lot of compliments on my name.
- Nicknames for Anzhelika: | Edit
Angie, Angel, Lika
- Meanings and history of the name Anzhelika: | Edit
Russian variant of Angelica, meaning "angel"
The name can have several meanings ranging from: like an angel, angel's messenger, messenger of God, heaven's messenger to just plain messenger.
- Famous real-life people named Anzhelika: | Edit
In US the most famous person with the similar sounding name is of course Angelina Jolie. However, in Russian/Polish entertainment industry there are plenty of known celebrities with exactly the same spelling of the name.
- Anzhelika 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 Anzhelika (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
"Angelique", song by Theatre Of Tragedy
"Angie", song by The Rolling Stones
"Angie", song by Tory Amos (The Rolling Stones cover)
"Angie", song by Cobra Starship