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Meaning and name origin

Jael \jael\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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 variant forms: Jaelle, Jayel and Jayil.


Jael is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jael for girls. Jael has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).

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