Azriel - Meaning of Azriel
[ 3 syll. a-zriel, az-ri-el ] The baby boy name Azriel is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced as ah-ZRiy-EHL †. Azriel is used predominantly in the Hebrew language and it is also derived from Hebrew origins. The name is of the meaning God helps. A biblical name, it is derived from the elements 'azar' meaning to help ; 'el' God, powerful. In the Bible, the name was borne by several minor characters, including one of the leading men of the half-tribe of Manasseh.
See also the related form, Helfgott (German).
Azriel is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Azriel: AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"