What does Azrael mean?
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)
The only prominent varying form of Azrael (#unlisted) is Azariah (#838 the previous year). Adoption of these boy names was at its peak in the year 2013 (usage of 0.173%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.162%, down 6.4%). Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Azrael and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)