Aggeliki or Angeliki is a very popular female Greek name, deriving from the ancient Greek word “aggelos” which means messenger.
In Modern Greek, though, the noun refers to “Angels”, and Greeks rarely use it with its initial meaning. The female name is also an adjective, meaning “angelic”.
Sound of Aggeliki: A-nge-li-ki’
Alternative Spelling: Angeliki
Nameday of Angeliki: November 8th
Male form of Aggeliki: Aggelos
History of the Name Aggeliki or Angeliki
The name Angeliki refers to the Archangels Gabriel and Michael and that is why the name celebrates its name day on November 8th when, according to the Greek Orthodox church, the assembly of the Archangels and all other bodiless angel orders.
Angels in Christian Church are of significant importance and have several appearances to humans. The Scripts refer to miracles and other interventions of the angels in human life and they have always been messengers of good news and god’s will to people. It comes as no surprise, thus, that Church has included names reflecting its angels to its calendar.
Name Aggeliki is common in:
Although Aggeliki is a very common name throughout Greece, it is quite popular in the islands of the Eastern Aegean, such as Chios, Mytilene and Samos. The name is found also a lot in central Greek mainland and less at the southern parts and islands of the country.
Nicknames and different versions of the name Aggeliki
Aggeliki is the main name for women, however it features numerous different versions and nicknames. Some of them are: Angela, Angelika, Aggela, Aggelo, Angelina, Antzi, Aggelikoula, Kiki, Gely, Kelly
The Names’ Fairy reveals the meaning of the name Aggeliki:
Aggeliki is a person who loves arts and travelling. She is a great friend and she creates solid and loyal personal relationships. Aggeliki is usually a beautiful woman with nice and friendly attitude.