Azrael is the name of the Archangel of Death in some extrabiblical traditions. He is also the angel of death in Islamic theology. It is an English form of the Arabic name Azra'il (عزرائيل) or Azra'eil (عزرایل), the name traditionally attributed to the angel of death in Islam and Sikhism, as well as some Hebrew lore.The name literally means Whom God Helps.
Azrael is the Archangel of Death and brings comfort and understanding of this most elusive and difficult of changes. He brings peace at the end and deliverance of pain or suffering.