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What does Jael mean?

Jael /jael/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Jael) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jael is "mountain goat". Biblical: Jael was a heroic woman who killed the Canaanite captain Sisera.


Jael has 3 variants: Jaelle, Jayel and Jayil.

Kreatif forms: Jaellia. [more]

How popular is Jael?

Jael is a rare given name for women. Jael is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Jael for girls. Jael has yet to make it into the list thus far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jael name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jael outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jael is pronounced similarly to Jewel, Jil, Jill, Joell, Jyl and Jyll. Other recommended similar baby names are Dael, Gael, Jae, Jalea, Janel, Jayla, Joela, Joely and Lael. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jael.