Gender: Male Meaning of Uriel: "God is my light" Origin of Uriel: Hebrew Uriel's Popularity in 2019: #454

Uriel Origin and Meaning

The name Uriel is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God is my light".

It's the name of an Old Testament archangel that's symbolically given to boys born during Chanukah, but the possibility of unsavory nicknames (urinal?) make the short form Uri a better bet.

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Rank in US: #454

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Pop Culture References for the name Uriel

Uryan, Uryon, Uriyahu, Uriya, Uram, Uryam


RoddyThlayli Says:


I prefer Uriah.

Zelliew Says:


I don't like the URI beginning

MelancholyMusic Says:


A guilty pleasure of mine, not too sure why.