The name Castiel

About the baby name Castiel, at Click Baby Names.com

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If you like the name Castiel, find out the meaning, origin, nicknames, variations and other information to help you decide if you want to use this first name for your baby.

Name meaning, variations & etymology

  • The name means “my cover is God” or “shield of God.” (The suffix ‘el’ means might and power in Hebrew, and was a way of putting the name of God in a man’s name.)
  • Sometimes known as the Angel of Thursday (because he first appeared on a Thursday), the Angel of Tears, or the Angel of Temperance
  • Historians believe Castiel and Cassiel to be the same angel
  • Castiel (or Cassiel) was actually a higher-class and more powerful angel called a Seraphim
  • Castiel first appeared in the Social Security Administrations top 1000 boys’ name list in 2013
  • The name Castiel was most popular (so far) in 2019 at 724, and has been steadily gaining in popularity
  • Variations – Cassiel, Castile, Castielle

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Famous people named Castiel

An angel in the TV show Supernatural, played by Misha Collins
Actress Simone Castiel

Supernatural - Angel Castiel character - Misha Collins
Castiel – angel in the TV show Supernatural, played by Misha Collins

origin/Nationality

Hebrew

numerology digit

6

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baby Name length

7

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