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This name is pronounced oo-ryel in Hebrew.
-- Miss Claire  12/5/2004
This is my cousin's middle-name! I think it has a strong meaning and sounds unique.
-- Anonymous User  4/14/2006
Uriel is one of the four archangels along with Gabriel, Raphael, and Michael.
-- Bonapartist  4/30/2006
Uriel isn't an archangel according to the Roman Catholic Church, only Gabriel, Michael, and Raphael are. Still, I consider him an archangel as many others do. (I'm not Catholic nor do I let them tell me what to think.) He's my guardian angel, maybe yours too if you're a Libra. Anyway, he's the "eyes of God" and is the angel of wisdom and the arts.
-- Anonymous User  3/25/2008
This isn't exactly a famous bearer, but in the book A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle, a planet is called Uriel.
-- Anonymous User  3/18/2010
Still used as a surname in Spain and those in Spanish-speaking countries descended from them or who adopted the name.

I didn't understand the part about only in the apocrypha, that applies to the archangel part, but not to the name itself, which IS in the Bible (KJV):

1 Chronicles 15:5
5 Of the sons of Kohath; Uriel the chief, and his brethren an hundred and twenty:

1 Chronicles 6:24
24 Tahath his son, Uriel his son, Uzziah his son, and Shaul his son.

1 Chronicles 15:11
11 And David called for Zadok and Abiathar the priests, and for the Levites, for Uriel, Asaiah, and Joel, Shemaiah, and Eliel, and Amminadab,

2 Chronicles 13:2
2 He reigned three years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name also was Michaiah the daughter of Uriel of Gibeah. And there was war between Abijah and Jeroboam.
-- rlpmjp  3/22/2012
Used as a feminine name for an angel in the game Darksiders.
-- Anonymous User  6/12/2013
Related name: Uriah.
-- Sabertooth  8/15/2014
Can be used as a feminine name in American English, cp. ARIEL, MURIEL.
-- Sabertooth  8/23/2014

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