What does Yael mean?
Yael [yael] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of Yael is "mountain goat; heights, upland; fertile moor". Yael is a version of Jael (Hebrew). Yael is also a derivative of Yale (Welsh, Old English): place name.
(male) Yaael, Yaley, ..
(female) Yacey, Yalo, .. Middle name pairings:
Yael Tiago (Y.T.), ..
How popular is Yael?
Yael is a rare first name for men. Yael is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Yael was first listed in 2002 and reached its apex rank of #868 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #1091 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Jael (#1350 the previous year) and Yale are the prominent varying forms of Yael (#1091 the previous year) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Yael was common among parents in 2012 (median #1290) and is somewhat less today (#1480, ▼31%).
Yael is alike in pronunciation to Al▼, Euell, Ewell, Ole▼, Ull, Wil, Will▼, Yoel and Yule. Other recommended names are Abel▲, Acel, Adael, Adel, Amel, Anael, Arel, Asael, Avel, Axel▲, Buel, Cadel, Cael, Capel, Carel, Dael, Darel, Del, Edel, Gael, Gamel, Hamel, Harel, Havel, Hazel▼, Jamel, Jarel, Joel, Kael, Kapel, Karel, Mel, Nagel, Neel, Niel, Noel▲, Orel, Pauel, Pavel, Pawel, Pazel, Peel, Rafel, Ravel, Ruel, Sahel, Udel, Yaar, Yago, Yann, Yasr, Yates, Ysmael and Yves. These names tend to be more frequently used than Yael.See names in meaning and etymology.