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What does Buel mean?

Buel Pronunciation of Buel [buel] as a boys' name is of German origin, and the name Buel means "hill dweller". Buel is a variant form of Buell (German): use of surnames like Buell.

Associated with: hill (mountain).


Buel has 1 variant: Buhl.

2 more different relations via Buell: Bueller and Buhler.

Creative forms:
(male) Bouel, Bubel, ..

(female) Bube, Bubev, ..

Middle name pairings:
Buel Payton (B.P.), ..

How popular is Buel?

Buel is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#28994 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Buel reached its peak position of #1122 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Buel name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only other popular related form of Buel appearing in the Top 2000 is Buell. These forms of Buel were at the top of their popularity in the 1910s (average #1291).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Buel, Buell in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Buel and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Buel is alike in pronunciation to Bail, Bale, Beal, Beale, Beall, Bell, Bill, Bille and Byll. Other suggested similar names are Abel, Acel, Adel, Amel, Arel, Aurel, Avel, Axel, Ben, Berl, Betuel, Bev, Boe, Bren, Bret, Brunel, Buck, Bud, Budd, Burg, Burk, Burl, Burle, Burn, Burnel (see Burnell), Burr, Burt, Buzz, Cael, Dael, Del, Edel, Eudel, Gael, Jael, Joel, Kael, Mel, Neel, Niel, Noel, Orel, Pauel, Peel, Reuel, Ruel, Udel, Yael and Yoel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Buel.

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