Variant of Hebrew Azriel, meaning
help of God
This is the name of the Angel
Death, who separates the soul from the body upon death.
English name derived from the
name of the flower, itself from Latin asphodelus,
from Greek asphodelos. In
Greek mythology, it is described as a pale yellow
deathless kind of lily flower that overspreads the plains of Hades
and is the favorite food of the dead.
myth name of a goddess of corpses, funerals, and the dead. Her name
was synonymous with the word death
Slavic myth name of a goddess of death and winter, meaning
English nickname for both Morton settlement on the moor,
and Mortimer dead sea
English surname transferred to forename use, itself from a Norman
baronial name, meaning dead sea
in Old French. Used as an English form of Irish/Gaelic Muiriartach mariner, seaman
, meaning "death."
Greek myth name of a god of death, meaning "death."
starvation; in the Indian
legends represented as a quasi demigod, whose howling and approach indicate
death and destruction.
"Goddess of the dead." Scandinavian name, composed of
the Old Norse elements valr "the dead" and dis "goddess."