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Gender: Male Meaning of Uriel: "God is my light" Origin of Uriel: Hebrew Uriel's Popularity in 2017: #526

The name Uriel is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God is my light". Uriel is ranked #526 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Uriel

Uriel, father of Uzziah, son of Tahath, of the House of Gershom (1 Chr. 6:24)
Uriel, chief of the sons of Kohath (1 Chr. 15:5)
Uriel, grandfather of Judean King Abijah (2 Chr 13:2)

Pop Culture References for the name Uriel

Emperor Uriel Septim VII is the Emperor of Tamriel in the award-winning video game series "The Elder Scrolls"
Uriel, an Angel on Supernatural
Uriel, an angel on FOX's Lucifer

Uryan, Uryon, Uriyahu, Uriya, Uram, Uryam