Type Region
Usage Danish

Meaning & History

Possibly derived from Germanic roots meaning "narrow, tight, tapering" or "hook". This is the name of a peninsula in northern Germany near Denmark, the original home of the Germanic tribe the Angles.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAngeln(German) Anglia(Late Roman)
Given Name DescendantEngel(Ancient Germanic)
Entry updated December 3, 2014