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What does Yule mean?

Yule Pronunciation of Yule [yule] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Yule is "winter solstice". The time of the year around December 21, the pagan winter feast. Now used to mean Christmas.

Associated with: old english.


Yule has 2 variants: Euell and Ewell.

Creative forms:
(male) Yoelle, Yulo, ..

(female) Yulei, Yuleya, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yule Juanpablo (Y.J.), ..

How popular is Yule?

Yule is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#21540 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Yule (not in Top 2000) are Euell and Ewell. These relations of Yule reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.01%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Euell, Ewell in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Yule is pronounced similarly to Al, Ole, Olle, Ull, Wil, Will, Wole, Yael, Yale and Yoel. Other recommended names are Able, Bale, Burle, Cale, Cole, Dale, Erle, Gale, Hale, Jule, Kale, Kile, Kyle, Lale, Lyle, Nile, Vale, Yudale (see Udell), Yuri, Yury, Yusef and Zale. These names tend to be more frequently used than Yule.