Meaning and Name Origin
Azrael \a-zrael, az-rael\ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Azrael is "helped by God". Source form of Azariah. Biblical: the archangel who is charged with care of those born under the sign of Scorpio (Oct 23 to Nov 21). He appears in both Muslim and Jewish stories.
Azrael is a rare first name for men and also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Azrael and associated names. The only prominent varying form of Azrael (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 is Azariah (#838 the previous year). Adoption of this boy name was at its peak in 2013 and is almost as widespread today. (2014 Birth Statistics)