(?-1665). A distant cousin by marriage of Pepys’, having married Elizabeth Pepys, daughter of Thomas Pepys, “The Red”, in 1633. His brother was John Angier.
JWB • Link
"Anger is a French variation of the English (of Norman origin) and French patronymnic name Ainger, which comes from the Germanic given name Ansger, composed of the elements ans = god + ger,gar = spear. Angier, Anger, Angear, Aunger are English variations. Anger, Anquier, Ansquer are among the French versions. "
Angers (the "s" is silent and the "g" is soft) is also a town in France, so someone from there would be d'Angers, or d'Anjou if from the surrounding region. The d' would get lost over time as the "of/from" did in English names related to locations. (e.g. Abraham from Lincoln would become Abraham Lincoln over time)
This also a possible source of the name Angier.
gunwale • Link
"...my cousin Percivall Angier..."
Percival Angier of London; a merchant.
Latham and Matthews Vol.VI.1665.
London: G.Bell and Sons Ltd. May 1974.
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.