Given Name AZRAEL

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Variant of AZRIEL. This was the name of an angel in Jewish and Muslim tradition who separated the soul from the body upon death. He is sometimes referred to as the Angel of Death.
VARIANT: Izrail
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Azarel, Azriel (Biblical), Azarel, 'Azri'el (Biblical Hebrew)
USER SUBMISSION: Azraël

Categories

angels, demons
Entry updated July 2, 2008