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What does Jael mean?

Jael /jael/ as a girls' name (also used more widely 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:
(female) Jaella, Jeel, ..

(male) Jaelly, Jaly, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name history of Jael for girls. Jael was first listed in 2000 and reached its apex position of #1193 in the U.S. in 2012, and is at #1439 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 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, Jewell, Jil, Jill, Joell, Joelle, Jyl and Jyll. Other recommended names are Adel, Amel, Batel, Bel, Carel, Dael, Darel, Del, Etel, Gael, Hazel, Jacee, Jaci, Jacy, Jada, Jade, Jadee, Jaden, Jady, Jae, Jaelyn, Jahnel, Jalea, Jama, Jamee, Jamela, James, Jamey, Jami, Jan, Jana, Jane, Janea, Janel, Janell, Janely, Janet, Janey, Janiel, Jann, Jannel, Jaral, Jas, Jay, Jaya, Jaye, Jayla, Je-, Jearl, Jeh, Jen, Jey, Joela, Joely, Jonel, Junel, Karel, Kyel, Lael, Mabel, Madel, Mel, Neel, Nel, Noel, Orel and Rakel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jael.