Angel Rodriguez

Last Revised: 2/6/18

English 3rd Period



My name is Angel Alexander Rodriguez Zavala and I have a very strong positive connection to my name. I have this strong positive connection because it was given to me by the two most important persons in my life my mom and my dad. I wouldn’t change anything from my name i like it the way it is.

My parents choose to call me Angel because they thought I was going to act like a little angel since I was a really small innocent baby. Once my grandparents found out what my name was they started calling me ¨angelito¨ until I got to the age of 2. My grandparents would tell my mom this kid is not an angel he is a little devil they would laugh at the fact that they thought I was going to always be that small innocent baby and choose to re-nickname me ¨diablito¨ since then. My mom calls me “chocolate” from now and then because i look like and act exactly like one of my uncles that passed away, she tells me stories of how he was and how he acted he was a happy person. I like my name bause for every nickname i have been given there has been a story or a few stories of why they choose to put me that nickname.

Once again I just like my name the way it is and I want it to stay like that.



CC BY-SA 4.0 Reflecting on the Significance of My Name in 2018 by Angel is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

1 Comment
  1. Stephanie 5 days ago

    I liked that you told the stories with your nicknames. I though diablito was funny because I think I called you that at some point. My relationship to my name is very similar to yours because we both like it. I also feel that the nicknames given to you were a good fit.
    Good Job!

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