Angel Names

Some of the angel names listed here appear in sacred texts of Jewish and Christian beliefs, including the Bible and apocryphal texts like the Book of Enoch.

Other names come from lore and mythology. And a few of these angelic names also appear in literary works.

This is by no means a definitive list. Consider it as a brief compilation of some the best-known, most popular names of angels. I hope you enjoy it.

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Names of Angels

Angel NameMeaningOrigin

Abdiel

Servant of God

Judeo-Christian

Adriel

Flock of God

Judeo-Christian, Literature

Arariel

Angel of the Waters of the Earth

Jewish lore

Ariel

Lion of God

Judeo-Christian

Azrael

Angel of Death

Judeo-Christian, Islamic

Barachiel

Blessings of God

Christian

Cassiel

Known as the Angel of Solitude and Tears

Judeo-Christian

Camael

Archangel of the Third Ray, Love

Judeo-Christian

Chamuel

Another version of Camael – see above

Judeo-Christian

Gabriel

God is my Strength

Judeo-Christian

Hadraniel

Majesty of God

Judeo-Christian

Haniel

Joy of God, Grace of God

Judeo-Christian

Ireul

Fear of God

Judeo-Christian

Jeremiel

Mercy of God

Judeo-Christian

Jophiel

The Beauty of God

Judeo-Christian

Metatron

To guard, to protect

Judeo-Christian

Michael

Who is like God?

Judeo-Christian

Moroni

n/a

Mormonism

Nuriel

Fire of the Lord

Jewish mythology

Oriphiel

Angel of Wrath

Judeo-Christian

Puriel

n/a

Judeo-Christian

Raguel

Friend of God

Judeo-Christian, Islamic

Rafael, Raphael

God Heals, It is God who Heals

Judeo-Christian, Islamic

Raziel

Secret of God

Judeo-Christian

Ramiel

Thunder of God

Judeo-Christian

Sachiel

Covering of God

Judeo-Christian

Samael

The Severity of God

Judeo-Christian

Sariel

The Command of God

Judeo-Christian

Selaphiel

Prayer of God

Christian

Seraphiel

Derived from Seraph, chief of the Seraphim

Judeo-Christian

Shamsiel

Sun of God

Judeo-Christian

Uriel

God is my Light

Judeo-Christian


Words have power. Names are supposed to capture the nature of the person or place they represent. So, when looking for names, most people want to know the meaning behind them.

Many of these heavenly names are not only beautiful, but also carry a mystical (and powerful) force. I hope you enjoyed going through this list of celestial names.


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References and further reading:

--Angels A to Z - A Who's Who of the Heavenly Host by Matthew Bunson

--Wikipedia


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