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



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