Castiel Name Meaning & Origin
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Castiel is also pronounced kas-tee-ehl.
There is no angel actually called Castiel in the Judaic tradition. his name is most likely an alteration of Cassiel (a Latinized form of the Hebrew name Kafziel, which translates to "God's speed" or "My speed is God").
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My name is Castiel, I am an angel of the lord.
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Angel (sorry, had to)
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If Castiel's name was taken from Cassiel (or Kafziel) then his name roughly translates to "my cover is God" or "Shield of God." He's not actually the angel of Thursday, although in Enochian magic and Kabala mysticism, certain angels are given domain over different hours of each day of the week. Cassiel does have domain over some of the hours in Thursday, but he's also an angel of every other day of the week.
Cassiel is the angel of temperance, which definitely fits with Castiel's personality.
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Castiel is the angel of the lord on CW's Supernatural who grips Dean Winchester tight and raises him from Perdition at the beginning of season 4.