Angell Surname Origin
(French / Latin / Greek) Angel, Messenger. Angelos first became a name in the Byzantine Empire. It probably began as an epithet, since it comes to light in the person of Konstantinos Angelos, a young man of a noble family of Philadelphia, whose personal beauty caused him, about the year 1100, to become the choice of the Princess Theodora Komnena. It is thus highly probably that anelos was first bestowed as a surname on account of the beauty of the family. ....Angel was most often a man's name in England. We find it at Hadleigh, Suffold, in 1591; and sometimes in Cornwall.
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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