Abriel is a boy's name of Hebrew origin that means "high father." It's a variant of Abram, an important figure in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In the book of Genesis, the first book of the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Old Testament, Abram was called to found a new nation. In Judaism, the children he was promised are believed to be the Jewish people. In Christianity, meanwhile, Jesus's genealogy is traced to Isaac, Abram's son. In Islam, the prophet Muhammad is believed to be a descendant of Abram's firstborn son, Ishmael. With Abriel, you can share your faith and honor your heritage with your son.
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