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Gender: M Meaning of Azrael: "help of God" Origin of Azrael: Hebrew, variation of Azriel

This is the name of Angel of Death in Jewish and Muslim tradition, not a great start for an innocent child -- or a great role model for a teenager.

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Similar: Asrael, an angel in a 4-act opera of that name composed by Alberto Franchetti, with libretto by Fontana. Based on the old Flemish legend, Asrael falls in love with another angel called Nefta, loses her, and finally is reunited with her in Heaven. The opera had its first American performance in 1890 at the Metropolitan in New York.