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What does Yoel mean?

Yoel Pronunciation of Yoel [yoel] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and Yoel means "Jehovah is the Lord". Yoel is a variant form of Joel (Hebrew).


1 related form via Joel: Joell.

Creative forms:
(male) Yaael, Yoen, ..

(female) Yone, Yori, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yoel Gerson (Y.G.), ..

How popular is Yoel?

Yoel is an unusual first name for men. Yoel is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Yoel entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #1135 in the U.S. then, and is at #1335 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Yoel (#1335 a year ago) listed in the Top 2000 are Joel (#159 a year ago) and Joell. Adoption of these forms of Yoel reached its highest 4 decades ago (adoption of 0.2%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.1%, 40.4%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yoel, Joel, Joell in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Yoel is alike in pronunciation to Al, Euell, Ewell, Ole, Ull, Wil, Will, Wole, Yael, Yale and Yule. Other suggested similar names are Abel, Acel, Adel, Amel, Arel, Avel, Axel, Buel, Cael, Dael, Del, Edel, Gael, Howel, Jael, Jorel, Kael, Lovel, Lowel, Mel, Neel, Niel, Noel, Nowel, Orel, Peel, Powel, Rodel, Ronel, Ruel, Sorel, Udel, York, Yosef and Yves. These names tend to be more frequently used than Yoel.

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