Judeo-Christian Legend Submitted Names

These names occur in various Judeo-Christian-Islamic legends that are preserved outside of the Bible.
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ABALAM m Popular Culture, Judeo-Christian Legend
Meaning unknown. In demonology, Abalam is a king of Jinnestan and one of the assistants of Paimon. This demon was featured in the 2010 film 'The Last Exorcism'.
ABATUR m Judeo-Christian Legend, Near Eastern Mythology, Arabic (Archaic)
Means literally, "father of the Uthre" in Mandaean, which translates roughly to "father of the angels," derived from aba "father" combined with uthra ('utria) "angel". In the Mandaean Gnostic cosmology, Abatur is "the third of four emanations from the supreme, unknowable deity", and the father of PTAHIL, the Mandaean demiurge.
ABDIEL עֲבְדִּיאֵל m Biblical Hebrew, Judeo-Christian Legend, Literature
Means "servant of God" in Hebrew. In the Bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of GAD. In John Milton's 'Paradise Lost' (1667), this is the name of a seraph who withstood Satan when he urged the angels to revolt.
ABIGOR m Judeo-Christian Legend
In Christian demonology, this was an upper demon ("great duke") of hell. Allegedly Abigor (also known as ELIGOR and ELIGOS) was the demon of war, in command of 60 legions, portrayed riding a winged or skeletal steed... [more]
ABRAXIS m Judeo-Christian Legend
Variant of ABRAXAS. An angel mentioned in the Gnostic tradition that appears later on Jewish amulets and in Medieval Jewish angelologies.
ACLIMA f Judeo-Christian Legend
Meaning unknown. In some religious traditions, this is the name of the first human female born, a daughter of Adam and Eve.
ADATANESES f Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "gift" in ancient Hebrew. This was the name of the wife of Japheth in the Book of Jubilees.
ADIRAEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "magnificence of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of a fallen angel in Jewish mysticism.
ALDEBARAN m Astronomy, Judeo-Christian Legend
Derived from Arabic الدبران (al-Dabarān) meaning "follower" (from دبر (dábar) "to turn one's back"). This is the name of the brightest star in the constellation Taurus, presumably so named because it appears to follow the Pleiades rightward across the night sky... [more]
AMAEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Amael is an angel of hope and a principality who resides on the third heaven. He is the ruling angel of Venus. Amael is a name likened to that of Haniel, an angel who has as many aspects as variant forms of his name.
AMBRIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Allegedly means "energy of God" in Hebrew. In Jewish and Christian mythology, this is the name of an angel associated with the zodiacal sign of Gemini and the month of May. It was found engraved on a Hebrew amulet for warding off evil.
AMEMNAR f Judeo-Christian Legend
A sorceress mentioned in Talmud (Pes. 110).
AMHAR m Judeo-Christian Legend
Son of Arthur is English legend.
ANAEL אָנָּאֵל m & f Judeo-Christian Legend, Biblical, Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew name of uncertain meaning, possibly "God answers" (making it an equivalent of ANAIAH, using el "God" as the second element as opposed to yah "YAHWEH"); alternatively the first element may be related to chanah "favour, grace" (making it a relative of HANANIAH and perhaps a form of HANNIEL or Channiel)... [more]
ANANE m & f Judeo-Christian Legend
A fallen angel mentioned in the Book of Enoch.
ANDRAS m Judeo-Christian Legend
The name of a demon as described in the Lesser Key of Solomon as a creature with the body of an angel and an owl's head who rides a wolf. Andras commands thirty legions of lesser demons and his main purpose is to spread discord and violence amongst mortals.
APOLLYON m Judeo-Christian Legend, Literature
The Greek name for ABADDON, Hebrew for “The destroyer” or “Place of destruction”.... [more]
AQUIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Found on a list of demons.
ARAZIEL m Hebrew, Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "light of God" or "moon of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of a fallen angel who was cast out of heaven by God for having relations with earthly women.
ARIOCH m & f Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend, Hebrew
Meaning: "a fierce lion" or "lion-like" and "venerable".... [more]
ARMOZEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
The name of a Gnostic angel and "aeon", identified in Sethian works.
ARTHELAIS f Judeo-Christian Legend
Saint Arthelais (544–560) is venerated as a Christian saint.... [more]
ASHMUA f Judeo-Christian Legend
In the Book of Jasher, this is the name of the wife of LAMECH, and thus, the mother of Noah.
ASMODAEUS m Judeo-Christian Legend
Proper latinized form of Asmodai via its hellenized form ASMODAIOS.
ASMODAI m Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend
From Hebrew Ashmedai, which itself is derived from Avestan aēšma-daēva meaning "demon of wrath". Asmodai is a semi-Biblical demon mostly known thanks to the deuterocanonical Book of Tobit... [more]
ASMODAIOS Ἀσμοδαῖος m Judeo-Christian Legend
Hellenized form of ASMODAI.
ASMODEUS m Judeo-Christian Legend
Variant spelling of ASMODAEUS, which has gone on to become the spelling most commonly used, even though Asmodaeus is more correct.
AWAN f Judeo-Christian Legend
In the Book of Jubilees, this was a daughter of Adam and Eve and sister of Seth, Abel, Azura and more, and the twin sister and wife of Cain.
AZURAD f Judeo-Christian Legend
A name meaning "treasured one". This is used for the wife of EBER in the Book of Jubilees.
BAIN m Literature, Judeo-Christian Legend
Bain was the son of Bard in J. R. R. Tolkien's book, The Hobbit. "Bain" means "beautiful" in J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional language, Sindarin (Elvish).
BAPHOMET m Judeo-Christian Legend, Popular Culture
Probably from a medieval corruption of MAHOMET. This appears in the Inquisition of the Knights Templar as the name of an alleged Muslim or pagan idol. In the 19th century it became associated with a Western occult symbol drawn by Eliphas Lévi, a "Sabbatic Goat" image depicting a demonic horned god.
BARACHIEL ברכיאל m Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "blessing(s) of God" or "lightning of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of one of the seven archangels in the Eastern Orthodox tradition.
BARBELO f Judeo-Christian Legend
Refers to the first emanation of God in Gnostic cosmogony.
BELETH m Judeo-Christian Legend
In demonology, Beleth also spelled Bilet, Bileth, Byleth and Bilith is a mighty and terrible king of Hell, who has eighty-five legions of demons under his command.
BELPHEGOR בַּעַל-פְּעוֹר m Judeo-Christian Legend
From Ba'al Pe'or, the name of a Semitic god mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, meaning "BA'AL of Mount Pe'or" or "lord of the opening". In Christian demonology this is the name of a demon that represents the deadly sin of sloth.
BETHLEHEM f & m Judeo-Christian Legend, English (American, Rare), Biblical, Ethiopian (Rare), English (British)
From the two Hebrew words bayta "house" and lachem "bread". Bethlehem is the name of a Palestinian city. In the Bible, it is the place where Jesus was born.
BILQIS بلقيس f Judeo-Christian Legend, Arabic (?), Pakistani (?)
Arabic name for the queen of Sheba, a biblical figure.... [more]
CALMANA f Judeo-Christian Legend, Literature
Latinized form of Kalmana, the name of Cain's wife and twin sister in Judeo-Christian legend (e.g., found in the (first Greek redaction of the) 'Apocalypse of Pseudo-Methodius', written in Syriac in the late 7th century)... [more]
CAMAEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "he who sees God" in Hebrew. This is the name of an angel who is often listed as being one of the seven archangels.
CASTIEL m English, Judeo-Christian Legend, Popular Culture
Means "shield of God" in Hebrew via El theophory in the Bible, which is the practice of embedding the name of a god or a deity in, usually, a proper name. Castiel is sometimes considered a variant of CASSIEL... [more]
CELIDONIUS m Judeo-Christian Legend
Probably a Latinized form of the Greek Χελιδόνιος (Chelidonios), which was derived from χελιδών (chelidon) "a swallow". In Christian tradition this name is sometimes ascribed to the unnamed "man born blind" whose sight Jesus miraculously heals (in the Gospel of John 9:1-12), and the form Celedonius belonged to an early saint, martyred c.300.
CHRISCHONA f Medieval German (Rare), Judeo-Christian Legend
Alemannic variant of CHRISTIANA recorded in medieval German-speaking Switzerland. This name was occasionally used in honor of Saint Chrischona, particularly in the Swiss city of Basel.... [more]
CYBOREA f Judeo-Christian Legend
Name of the mother of Judas Iscariot in apocryphal Christian scriptures, most notably in "The Golden Legend".
DALKIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend (Rare)
A demon first mentioned by Joseph Gikatilla ben Abraham (1248-1305) in his book "Baraita de Massachet Gehinnom".... [more]
DUMAH דומה m Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "silent" in Hebrew. Briefly mentioned in the Old Testament as the name of one of Ishmael's sons. In Rabbinical Literature, Dumah is also the angel of silence and of the stillness of death.
ELICHANAF m Judeo-Christian Legend
This is a name given to one of the sons of Magog in the Book of Jasher.
EMBETH f Germanic Mythology, Judeo-Christian Legend
The name of one of the three Beten (or Bethen, Beden), a German group of three saints. They are adored in minor churches and chapels in South Tyrol (Italy), Upper Bavaria, Baden and the Rhineland... [more]
EMERENTIA f Late Roman, Dutch, German (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Judeo-Christian Legend
Feminine form of EMERENTIUS. This name belonged to an early Christian martyr, and is also assigned to the mother of Saint Anna and grandmother of the Virgin Mary in some late 15th-century European traditions.
EMZARA אמזרע f Judeo-Christian Legend
The name of Noah's wife, a daughter of Rake'el (his father's brother), according to Jubilees 4:33 of the Old Testament Apocrypha.
FINLUGH m Judeo-Christian Legend
Derived from Gaelic fionn "white, fair" and lug "light, brightness". The second element may refer to the pagan sun god LUGH, in which case it means "fair Lugh"... [more]
GREMORY m Judeo-Christian Legend
Origins unknown. This is the name of a demon identified in 'The Lesser Key of Solomon' who appears in the form of a beautiful woman.
HADRANIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend (?)
The name of an angel in Jewish Angelology.
HALPHAS m Judeo-Christian Legend
A demon listed in the Ars Goetia
HANIEL m Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend, Brazilian
Variant of HANNIEL used in the King James Version of 1 Chronicles 7:39, where it belongs to one of the sons of Ulla "and a prince and hero of the tribe of Asher"... [more]
HERESH m Indian, Kurdish, Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "revolt" or "attack" in Kurdish.
IJASKA f Judeo-Christian Legend
This name was used for the wife of NAHOR in the Book of Jubilees.
IMANA f Judeo-Christian Legend
Blessed Imana of Loss (died circa 1270) was a Cistercian Benedictine nun and abbess at Salzinnes, Namur, France.
INIAS m Judeo-Christian Legend
One of the 7 angels reprobated by the church council in Rome (745 C.E.) The others were Uriel, Raquel, Simiel (Semibiel), Tubuel, Tubuas, and Saboac.... [more]
IOFIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Variant of JOPHIEL. Iofiel is the name of the Angel of Beauty.
ISRAFEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Variation of Israfil.
ITHURIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "discovery of God" in Hebrew, according to some sources. However, it could possibly instead mean "the light of God is with me", derived from Hebrew 'itay "with me", uri "light, fire" and el "God"... [more]
JEGUDIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Variant form of JEHUDIEL. This is the name of one of the seven archangels in the Eastern Orthodox tradition.
JEHUDIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Derived from the Hebrew יהודיאל (Yehudiel) which meant "praise of God" (compare JUDAH). Jehudiel was one of the seven archangels in Eastern Orthodox tradition.
JOPHIEL m Hebrew (Hellenized), Judeo-Christian Legend, Theology
Derived from Hebrew yofiel, which apparently means "beauty of God" in Hebrew. According to Christian lore, Jophiel was the angel who drove Adam and Eve out of the Garden of Eden.
JOPHIELLE f Judeo-Christian Legend
Feminine for Jophiel meaning beauty of god. Also a name of Jophielle Love a child actress. There is also a beauty salon in North Carolina called Jophielle
KOKABIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "star of God", derived from Hebrew כּוֹכַב (kokhab) "star" and אֵל ('el) "God". The Book of Enoch names him as one of the fallen angels. He is also mentioned in the Kabbalistic text 'Sefer Raziel HaMalakh' ("The Book of the Archangel RAZIEL").
KOKABLEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Variant form of KOKABIEL. This was the name of one of the chiefs of ten of the fallen angels in The Book of Enoch. Kokablel taught man about constellations.
KUSHIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend, Popular Culture
The title protagonist in the series of novels "Kushiel's Legacy" by Jacqueline Carey.... [more]
LERAJE m Judeo-Christian Legend
Meaning unknown, possibly of Hebrew origin. In the 17th-century grimoire 'The Lesser Key of Solomon', this is the name of a demon that appears in the form of an archer.
LEVIATHAN m American, Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend
Derived from Hebrew liwyatan meaning "twisted, coiled." This is the name of a sea monster mentioned in the Bible.
LOMNA f Judeo-Christian Legend
This name was used for the wife of PELEG in the Book of Jubilees.
LOUBETTE f French (Rare), Judeo-Christian Legend
The name of a French saint whose cult is limited to the region of Poitou.
LUBAL m Judeo-Christian Legend
One of the sons of Magog in the Book of Jasher.
MALKIRA מלך רע, מלאך רע m Judeo-Christian Legend
Hebrew: melek ra - lit. "king of evil", "king of the wicked"; or malach ra - "messenger of evil", "angel of iniquity". Identified with SAMAEL.
MAMMON m Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "wealth, riches". In the New Testament, this was material wealth or greed, which was often personified as a deity. Sixteenth century German theologian Peter Binsfeld classified him as one of the seven princes of Hell.
MEPHISTOPHELES m Literature, Judeo-Christian Legend
Derived from Hebrew mephitz "destroyer" and tophel "liar" (the second element taken from the phrase tophel shequer, literally "falsehood plasterer"). This is the name of the devil in the German FAUST legend, with whom the character Faust makes a pact, exchanging his soul for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures.
METATRON m Judeo-Christian Legend
After the angel of the face, the angel of the presence, chief of the ministering angels, the chief recording angel, chancellor of heaven, the angel by whom the world is maintained, and a being so mighty that he possesses 72 other names... [more]
MIKHA'IIL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Arabic, biblical equivalent for the name Michael used in Quran.
MU'AK f Judeo-Christian Legend
This is the name given to the wife of Salah in the Book of Jubilees.
NE'ELATAMA'UK f Judeo-Christian Legend
This is the name of the wife of Ham according to the Book of Jubilees.
NE'ELTAMA'UK f Judeo-Christian Legend
In the Book of Jubilees, this name is used for the wife of SHEM. It is likely from ancient Babylonian.
NEMAMIAH m Judeo-Christian Legend
Nemamiah is considered the angel of just causes
NÉOMAYE f French (Rare, Archaic), Judeo-Christian Legend
A French saint who is mainly venerated in the Poitou region. She is the patron saint of shepherds.
NERGAL m Near Eastern Mythology, Judeo-Christian Legend
In Mesopotamian mythology he is a deity of Akkad, Assyria, and Babylonia, with the main seat of his cult at Cutha, represented by the mound of Tell-Ibrahim. He is the son of ENLIL and NINLIL, and is sometimes associated with SHAMASH... [more]
NURIEL נוריאל m Hebrew, Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means either "light of God" (compare Arabic NUR) or "fire of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of an angel in the Zohar, a Kabbalistic text.
OYA f Yoruba, African Mythology, Judeo-Christian Legend
Literally means "she (who) tore" in Yoruba. ... [more]
PALTITH f Judeo-Christian Legend
The name of one of Lot's daughters according to the lost Book of Jasher.
PEXINE f French (Rare, Archaic), Judeo-Christian Legend
Variant of PAZANNE. The name of an obscure French saint whose life and work are somewhat of a mystery. Nonetheless, she left her name in several place names throughout France.
POTIPHER m Judeo-Christian Legend
Joseph's owner and husband of the pretty young woman who tried to seduce him (Genesis 37:36-9). In the Arabic tradition, his name is Butifar, and his wife's is Zeleikha (Qur'an 12).
PTAHIL m Judeo-Christian Legend
This is the name of the Mandaean demiurge (see DEMIURGOS), probably based on a Mandaic root pth meaning "to mold" (or related to Egyptian PTAH) and the divine suffix il, which is Hebrew 'el (EL).
RASU'AYA f Judeo-Christian Legend
This is the name given to the wife of ARPHAXAD in the Book of Jubilees.
RUBIEL m Spanish (Latin American), Judeo-Christian Legend
Possibly a genuine Hebrew name, of which the first element may be etymologically related to RUBEN. The second element would certainly be derived from Hebrew el "God"... [more]
SABRAEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Sabrael is a male angel of hebrew origin.
SABRIEL f & m Literature, Judeo-Christian Legend
There are multiple explanations for the etymology of this name. One is that it is a variant form of SABRAEL. An other is that it is derived from Hebrew sabi "stop, rest" combined with el "God", thus meaning "(the) rest of God"... [more]
SACHIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "the covering of God". Archangel of the order of Cherubim in Christian Angelogy and Kabbala.
SAHAQUIEL m Hebrew, Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "ingenuity of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of one of the seven archangels mentioned in the Third Book of Enoch.
SANDALPHON m Judeo-Christian Legend (Hellenized)
The name of an archangel. Some of the earliest sources on Sandalphon refer to him as the prophet ELIJAH transfigured and rose to angelic status, later sources refer to him as twin brother of METATRON.
SARIEL m Hebrew, Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "command of God" in Hebrew, making this name a variant or a shortened form of ZERACHIEL. This is the name of an angel mainly known in judaism, who was - among others - an angel of healing and a benevolent angel of death (it is said that he was sent to retrieve the soul of MOSES).
SEALTIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Form of the name Shealtiel, an archangel in Eastern Orthodox and some Catholic traditions, meaning "Prayer of God."
SEDEQETELEBAB f Judeo-Christian Legend
The name of the wife of Shem in the Book of Jubilees.
SELAPHIEL שְׁאַלְתִיאֵל m Judeo-Christian Legend, Biblical, English
Variant of SHEALTIEL and SALATHIEL. This is the name of one of the seven Archangels of the Presence who is venerated in Eastern Orthodoxy and Eastern Catholicism... [more]
SIMIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Possibly a variant form of SAMAEL or even a short form of JESIMIEL. According to Pope Saint Gregory I, this was the name of an archangel.
SOFIEL f Judeo-Christian Legend
Perhaps a variant of ZOPHIEL, or possibly means "nature" as Sofiel was an angel of nature and vegetables and fosters a love of nature in human hearts; also an angelic bookkeeper appointed over the records of souls, living and dead.
SOLOMONIA f Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently a feminine form of SOLOMON. According to Eastern Orthodox tradition, Solomonia was the unnamed woman with seven sons described in 2 Maccabees 7 of the Old Testament... [more]
TAMIEL m Hebrew, Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "perfection of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of one of the fallen angels listed in the Book of Enoch.
THERMUTHIS Θερμουθις f Judeo-Christian Legend, Egyptian Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Θερμουθις (Thermouthis), which was the Greek name for the Egyptian goddess RENENUTET. According to the 1st-century historian Josephus, this was the name of Pharaoh's daughter who adopted the infant Moses... [more]
TIGRIS f History, Judeo-Christian Legend
Saint Tigris of Britain is traditionally recorded as a sister of Saint Patrick. ... [more]
YEQON יָקוּם m Judeo-Christian Legend
means "he shall rise". The name of one of the 200 fallen angels that married woman women and taught humans wicked arts like witchcraft and how to make weapons. Yeqon was the ringleader who first tempted the other Watchers into having sexual relations with humans... [more]
ZADKIEL צדקיאל m Hebrew, Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "righteousness of God" in Hebrew. Rabbinic tradition considers him to be the Angel of Mercy and some believe him to be the Angel of the Lord that prevented Abraham from killing his son Isaac.
ZEDEKETELBAD f Judeo-Christian Legend
Variant of SEDEQETELEBAB. In that case, it would have the same meaning, that being "righteousness of heart".
ZEPHON m Judeo-Christian Legend
Variant of ZIPHION. Means "hidden" in Hebrew. In the apocryphal Book of Enoch this was the name of an angel sent by the archangel Gabriel, along with the angel ITHURIEL, to find the location of Satan after his fall.
ZOPHIEL m Hebrew (Hellenized), Judeo-Christian Legend, Literature
Apparently either means "watchman of God" or "rock of God" in Hebrew. It could also be a variant of JOPHIEL, since the angel Jophiel is also regularly called Zophiel in various sources... [more]
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