A names, Female, Hebrew, Male, Proto-Semitic, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes


Azrael is the name of an angel in Jewish and Muslim tradition, he is known as an angel of death who separates the soul from the body at the moment of death; in Islam, he is one of four archangels, along with Jibril (Gabriel), Mikha’il (Michaeland IsrafilThe name means “my God is help” made up from Hebrew azar (to help, assist) and el (god, God).

Nicknames: Az

Origin: Hebrew, Proto-Semitic



  • Azriel (Biblical)
  • Izrail (Arabic)
  • Azarel (Biblical)
  • Azri’el (Biblical Hebrew)
  • Asriel (Judeo-Christian)
  • Asriel (English)


Female forms:

  • Azriela (English)
  • Azraela (English)




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