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What does Samael mean?

Samael Pronunciation of Samael [samael] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Samael is "venom of God". In the Talmud, an archangel of death and destruction known as the accuser, seducer and destroyer. He is the equivalent of the biblical serpent who tempted Eve in Eden. He is also known as the Prince of Darkness and chief of the Dragons of Evil.

Associated with: archangel (angel), biblical, prince (king), chief (leader), dragons.


Creative forms:
(male) Semael, ..

(female) Samaelsa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Samael Brayden (S.B.), ..

How popular is Samael?

Samael is an uncommon first name for males and also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Samael has not been recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Samael name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Samael outside U.S.

Similar Names

Samael is pronounced similarly to Samuel, Samuele and Samwell. Other recommended names are Anael, Azrael, Bartel, Bazeel, Cael, Cappel, Dael, Dannel, Dantel, Dariel, Darnel, Farrel, Fayvel, Gadiel, Gael, Gamal, Gamel, Gammel, Hamahl, Hamal, Hamel, Havel, Ismael, Jael, Jamaal, Jamael, Jamahl, Jamal, Jamall, Jamaul, Jameel, Jamel, Jamiel, Jarel, Kadmiel, Kael, Kamal, Kameel, Manuel, Manvel, Marvel, Naegel, Parnel, Pazel, Rafael, Raphael, Raziel, Sagan, Sage, Sahel, Sail, Sajan, Samm, Sammey, Samuello, Sander, Sandey, Sante, Santee, Saraph, Sareeq (see Saarik), Sarge, Saul, Sawyer, Saxe, Sayer, Semmes, Shakeel, Shawnel, Sumner, Vachel and Ysmael. These names tend to be more frequently used than Samael.

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