Engel Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a short form of various Germanic personal names (see, for example, Engelbert and Engelhard). A number of different elements have fallen together in Engel-, mainly Ingal, extended form of Ing, the name of a Germanic god or folk hero, and Angel ‘Angle’. The Angles were a Germanic tribe living on the Jutland peninsula; in the 5th–6th centuries they invaded eastern and northern Britain and gave their name to England (Old English Englaland ‘land of the Angles’). German and Dutch: in some cases a habitational name for someone living at a house bearing the sign of an angel, Middle High German engel. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Engel ‘angel’ (see 2).

List of People with Surname Engel

Based on our public records, there are a total of 13,297 people with the surname Engel. Among these people surnamed Engel, there are approximately 941 distinct names, with an average of 14 people who share the same name. Kimberly Engel, Ronald Engel and Eric Engel are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Engel, with 64, 61 and 60 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that California has the most people surnamed Engel, with a total of 1,290 people, and there are a total of 542 distinct names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Engel, with a total of 956 people and an average of 455 distinct names.