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Angle name meaning

Last Name
6k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Angle mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Angle

User Submitted Origins

English
62%
Spanish
15%
French
8%
Hebrew
8%
Mexican
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Netherlands says the name Angle means "Angel in French" and is of French origin.
  2. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Angle means "Nice and helpful and life".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun An"gle
Senses
  1. The inclosed space near the point where two lines meet; a corner; a nook."Into the utmost angle of the world." [Spenser.]"To search the tenderest angles of the heart." [Milton.]
  2. [Geom]
    1. The figure made by. two lines which meet.
    2. The difference of direction of two lines. In the lines meet, the point of meeting is the vertex of the angle.
  3. A projecting or sharp corner; an angular fragment."Though but an angle reached him of the stone." [Dryden.]
  4. [Astrol] A name given to four of the twelve astrological “houses.”(Obs)
  5. Etymology: AS. angel

    A fishhook; tackle for catching fish, consisting of a line, hook, and bait, with or without a rod."Give me mine angle: we 'll to the river there." [Shak.]"A fisher next his trembling angle bears." [Pope.]

Etymology: F. angle, L. angulus angle, corner; akin to uncus hook, Gr. 'agky`los bent, crooked, angular, 'a`gkos a bend or hollow, AS. angel hook, fish-hook, G. angel, and F. anchor

verb An"gle
Senses
  1. To fish with an angle (fishhook), or with hook and line.
  2. To use some bait or artifice; to intrigue; to scheme; as, to angle for praise."The hearts of all that he did angle for." [Shak.]
verb An"gle
To try to gain by some insinuating artifice; to allure.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A biased way of looking at or presenting something
  2. A member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons
  3. The space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
  4. Present with a bias
  5. Fish with a hook
  6. Seek indirectly
  7. To incline or bend from a vertical position
  8. Move or proceed at an angle ("he angled his way into the room")
Wiktionary

Borrowed from Latin Anglus, in turn borrowed from a Germanic source (compare Old English Ængle/Engle (“Angle”)). Probably derived from the toponym Angle, related to *anguz "narrow, tight; tapering, angular", either indicating the "narrow" water (i.e. the Schlei estuary), or the "angular" shape of the peninsula.

Folk etymology linking the word to English angel or any antecedents is demonstrably false.

  1. (historical) A member of a Germanic tribe first mentioned by Tacitus, one of several which invaded Britain and merged to become the Anglo-Saxons.

Angle was also found in the following language(s): Latin and Mauritian Creole

Notable Persons Named Angle

Notable Persons Named Angle

Angle Man

Angle Man is a comics character.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Angle

Notable Persons With the Last Name Angle

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle is a wrestler. Kurt was born on December 9th, 1968 in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Eric Angle

Eric Angle is a wrestler. Eric was born on August 8th, 1967 in Mt. Lebanon Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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Sharron Angle

Sharron Angle is an office holder. Sharron was born on July 26th, 1949 in Klamath Falls, Oregon, U.S.

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Edward Hartley Angle

Edward was born on June 1st, 1855 in Pennsylvania. He passed away on August 11th, 1930.

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Colin Angle

Colin Angle is a scientist in the field of robotics. Colin was born in Boston, Massachusetts, US.

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Dr. Carol Remmer Angle

Dr. Carol Remmer Angle is a pediatrician, nephrologist, toxicologist, nephrology, and toxicology. Dr. was born on December 20th, 1927.

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  • Matt Angle
    Athlete

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Angle U.S.
  White 89.79% 64.26%
  African American 2.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.58% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.37% 16.26%

Of Last Name Angle

People with the last name Angle are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Angle

  • How Popular is the name Angle? Angle is the 9,301st most popular name of all time. As a last name Angle was the 6,035th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Angle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,279 babies born with the first name Angle in the United States. That's more than enough people named Angle to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Angle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1945 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Angle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Angle is Tuesday, January 27th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Angle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Angle was in 1975 with a total of 52 babies.
  • Random Angle Factoid: According to the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Angle is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Illinois have the same name in 1971.
  • Weird things about the name Angle: The name spelled backwards is Elgna. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Legna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Angle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,693 people with the last name Angle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Angle? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Angle as their last name.
  • Angle name meaning

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