Names of the Archangels

names of the archangels

This article contains many names of the archangels, well-known and more obscure names, but it is not exhaustive. Each tradition recognizes its set of archangels.

Archangels are incorporeal or intangible beings created by God. In addition, they're perfect and spiritual. 

The primary purpose of archangels is to act as God's messengers and servants. 

According to Greek, the prefix 'arch' in archangel means chief or ruling. Archangels are at the top level of the celestial hierarchy based on religion. Archangels play a significant role in improving the quality of life, especially during life's challenging situations. 

Each type of archangel has a unique objective. Also, archangels don't tire; therefore, you can call for help whenever you need it.

Your personal experience with archangels can differ from other individuals. This is because it depends upon your databank and personal symbol of experiences. 

For instance, archangels can appear either with female or male attributes. There are different types of archangels that protect human beings against spiritual harm.

There are numerous archangels: Remiel, Gabriel, Saraqael, Michael, Uriel, Sachiel, Raguel, Raphael, Phanuel, and many more.

Below are some of the well-known archangels and their purpose.


1. Archangel Uriel

Archangel Uriel plays a significant role in assisting individuals with feelings of loneliness. This type of archangel appears in the form of light blue energy or deep mustard/ochre-colored light. 

In some instances, archangel Uriel appears as a human with wings and white clothes. Furthermore, the archangel carries a lantern to light the way. Archangel Uriel helps in the following ways:

- Helps individuals learn how to appreciate their own company

- Can help you learn how to be alone without feeling lonely

- Helps people research within their spirits to find out their main purpose of existence

Archangel Uriel explores the mysteries of the universe and delivers answers through automatic writing, spirit communication, epiphanies, and meditation journeys.

More facts about Archangel Uriel.


2. Archangel Michael

Archangel Michael is considered the most powerful angel. The term archangel Michael means 'he who is as God .'God created archangel Michael to protect humankind. 

Archangel Michael is considered the patron angel of justice, righteousness, and mercy. In addition, he's the leader in the angelic realm. 

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Archangel Michael artwork in a Serbian Orthodox temple.

Most spiritual artwork of archangel Michael depicts him as a worrier with a sword. Archangel Michael can assist you in the following situations:

- When you're concerned about your safety

- Where you're afraid

- When you're confused

Calling Archangel Michael will help you release doubt and fear, thus supporting you to make life changes. 

How to seek help from Archangel Michael.

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Artwork of Archangel Michael.

Most people who provide spiritual teachings or perform healing work tend to work closely with archangel Michael. 

Other areas where you may need Archangel Michael include all aspects of life purpose, direction, courage, space clearing, self-esteem, worthiness, energy and vitality, spirit releasement, and motivation.


3. Archangel Gabriel

Archangel Gabriel signifies that 'God is my strength .'Biblically, Archangel Gabriel can be found in both the New and Old Testaments. She's the only female archangel. 

In addition, she's portrayed carrying a trumpet because she's the patron of communication. God uses archangel Gabriel as a messenger angel. She helps journalists, teachers, artists, and writers convey their message, market their skills, and find confidence and motivation. 

Archangel Gabriel assists individuals in overcoming issues of procrastination and fear in communication. In addition, she helps in all children-related areas, such as pregnancy, conception, child-rearing, and childbirth.

7 more facts about Archangel Gabriel.


4. Archangel Raphael

Archangel Raphael's name means 'God heals .'The primary purpose why God created Archangel Raphael is to provide humankind with emotional and physical healing. 

According to research, Archangel Raphael helps in the healing process and allows healers to gain in-depth knowledge about their specialized healing practice. Archangel Raphael can help in the following ways:

- Reduces cravings

- Reduces addictions

- Powerful in healing illnesses and injuries

- Aids in maintaining and restoring peace and harmony

Archangel Raphael is the patron of travelers. He helps strengthen travelers' safety standards throughout their journey. A pleasant and safe journey plays a significant role in improving an individual's welfare. 

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Statue of Archangel Raphael in Spain.

In some instances, Archangel Raphael works in conjunction with archangel Michael to clear stressors and fears that affect the health and wellness of human beings.


5. Archangel Remiel

Archangel Remiel can also be termed Archangel Ramiel. He is known as the 'Angel of Hope' or powerful 'Thunder of God .'Archangel Ramiel appeared in the book of Enoch. 

God created Archangel Ramiel to help human beings relieve stress and depression. He's among the closest Archangel to God and guides souls into heaven. 

At some times, he's considered the protector of the divine throne. The prominent role of Archangel Ramiel is to restore harmony among individuals who need it. 

You can call Archangel Ramiel when you require substantial life changes. Below are some of the powerful qualities of Archangel Remiel that can improve your spiritual health:

- He's a companion for an individual's spiritual connection

- Can communicate to you through dreams

- Gives people wisdom

- Reviews your present life

- Eases pain for the dying

Archangel Ramiel was labeled a 'fallen watcher,' but he begged for forgiveness, and God restored his place in heaven.


6. Archangel Raquel

Archangel Raquel is the angle of harmony, justice, and fairness. If you have been involved in an argument or misunderstanding and need to create peace again or forgiveness, call upon Raquel. 

In addition, Archangel Raguel can help you create a new relationship or boost an existing relationship. A relationship built with trust and integrity is termed a healthy relationship.


7. Archangel Saraqael

Other names of Archangel Saraqael include Sarakiel, Samuriel, Suriel, Suriyel Seriel, Sariel, and Suruel. Archangel Saraqael means 'one who prays to God' or 'the prayer of God .'

The main purpose of Archangel Saraqael is to help human beings connect with the Almighty God through prayers. 

Archangel Saraqael plays a vital role in blocking out distractions and improving concentration during prayer.


8. Archangel Sachiel

Archangel Sachiel is an angel linked to success, steams of wealth, material gain, harvest, and prosperity. In addition, Sachiel is assists individuals to evolve, take risks, grow, and expand. 

In the Angelic Hierarchy, Archangel Sachiel is placed as a Cherubim angel.


9. Archangel Phanuel

Phanuel is a sacred angel of peace and repentance. He can also be termed angel of great counsel. Archangel Phanuel can help you attain an eternal life because he protects human beings from evil spirits.


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Jon André Lundal


I am a spiritual practitioner that focuses on Kundalini Yoga and chakra work. I have been studying and practicing yoga for over 15 years. I am passionate about helping people to connect with their divine nature and live their lives in alignment with their highest purpose.

Jon André Lundal

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