Hebrew, variation of Azriel
"help of God"

Azrael Origin and Meaning

The name Azrael is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "help of God".

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.

# 682 in the US

Azrael Rank in US Top 1000

# 271 on Nameberry

Azrael Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Azrael Popularity

Famous People Named Azrael

  • Abu Azraelnom de guerre of Ayyub Faleh al,Rubaie, Iraqi Shi'a fighting ISIL

Azrael in Pop Culture

  • "Asrael" opera by Alberto Franchetti, 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
  • Azraelthe death of the universe in Terry Pratchett's Discworld series
  • Azraelcharacter in DC Comics
  • Commander Azraelcharacter in tabletop game "Warhammer 40,000"
  • Muruta Azraelvillain in anime "Mobile Suit Gundam SEED"
  • Azraelcharacter in film "Dogma"
  • Rabbi Azraela main character in "The Dybbuk" by S. Ansky
  • Azraelcat in The Smurfs series