Yael Name Meaning

A gentle Hebrew name, Yael means “mountain goat.” She is sweet and rare, making her ideal for parents seeking something different. A Biblical pick, she also honors faith and tradition.

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Yael Name Popularity

How popular is the name Yael? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 0 0%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 0 0%
1959 2,250 5 0.0003%
1960 0 0%
1961 0 0%
1962 2,063 6 0.0003%
1963 0 0%
1964 2,065 6 0.0003%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 2,120 6 0.0004%
1968 1,442 24 0.0016%
1969 1,893 12 0.0008%
1970 1,844 14 0.0009%
1971 1,859 13 0.0009%
1972 1,707 17 0.0012%
1973 2,142 8 0.0006%
1974 1,603 22 0.0017%
1975 1,796 16 0.0012%
1976 1,742 18 0.0014%
1977 1,525 29 0.0022%
1978 1,534 30 0.0022%
1979 1,820 20 0.0014%
1980 1,799 23 0.0016%
1981 1,752 24 0.0016%
1982 1,496 36 0.0024%
1983 1,647 27 0.0018%
1984 1,538 32 0.0022%
1985 1,879 22 0.0014%
1986 1,501 38 0.0025%
1987 1,753 28 0.0018%
1988 1,633 36 0.0023%
1989 1,810 32 0.002%
1990 1,824 35 0.0021%
1991 1,662 45 0.0028%
1992 1,761 39 0.0024%
1993 1,894 32 0.0021%
1994 2,068 25 0.0016%
1995 1,986 28 0.0019%
1996 1,581 50 0.0033%
1997 1,682 45 0.003%
1998 1,792 39 0.0026%
1999 1,659 49 0.0033%
2000 1,608 57 0.0037%
2001 1,525 67 0.0044%
2002 1,683 54 0.0036%
2003 1,762 51 0.0034%
2004 1,565 68 0.0045%
2005 1,900 45 0.0029%
2006 1,721 60 0.0038%
2007 1,689 66 0.0042%
2008 1,683 68 0.0044%
2009 1,502 85 0.0057%
2010 1,452 90 0.0062%
2011 1,505 79 0.0055%
2012 1,540 73 0.0051%
2013 1,519 73 0.0051%
2014 1,508 75 0.0051%
2015 1,617 63 0.0043%
2016 1,368 95 0.0066%
2017 1,359 89 0.0064%
2018 1,430 75 0.0055%
2019 1,414 78 0.0058%

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What names are diminutives of Yael?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Elle

She

French


What names are variants of Yael?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jael

Mountain goat

Hebrew

Jayel

Mountain goat

Hebrew


What names are similar to Yael?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Dael

Valley

English

Gael

A Celt

Gaelic

Lael

Belonging to God

Hebrew


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