Angelus Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Angela:
Latinate form of Angel, a name derived from the vocabulary word angel (divine messenger, a messenger of God) which has its root in the Greek angelos (messenger). Var: Angela, Angele, Angella, Anngele. Pet: Angie.
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Angelus is a male saint's name but in the past was occasionally given to girls, primarily in the form Mary Angelus.
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My great-aunt, Angelus was born in 1894 when the Angelus bells were ringing (1:00pm).
In the Catholic Church, the Angelus is a prayer that repeats the Hail Mary.
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Handsome, conflicted Master Vampire “Angelus”, played by David Boreanaz, on Buffy the Vampire Slayer