Guardian Angels are also known as fairy godmother or guardian spirit or ministering angel. Each is supposed to have some positive and negative characteristics which affect you. It is the guardian angel of an individual who represents his / her characteristic traits, behavior and nature. A person's guarding angel can be found based on his date of birth. Angel is an English word which has been derived from the Greek word angelos, which means messenger. Guardian Angels are the heavenly fairies or spirits who are assigned by the Lord to keep a watch over each of us during our lifetime. This doctrine of Guardian Angels is believed to be one of the most ancient traditions of the Catholic Church. The role of the guardian angel is to guide us through good thoughts, works and words, and also to prevent us from all kind of evils.Some of the guardian angels by name are Gabriel, Uriel, Malachidiel, Asmodel, Ambriel, Muriel, Verchiel, Barbiel, Advachiel, Hamaliel, Michael, Barchiel, Hanael, and Raphael.