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Jael Meaning


What does Jael mean?

The name Jael is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Jael is "goat".

Jael is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ja-al.

The Given Name Jael

Jael is a great choice for parents looking for a more unique name.

This great little unisex name has a natural majesty.

Jael is unique yet compelling due to its delightful and attractive nature.

Jael falls into the animal name category.

Jael Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,306 in baby name popularity for girls with 173 occurrences. It ranked 1,361 in baby name popularity for boys with 129 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,502 in baby name popularity for girls with 147 occurrences. It ranked 1,321 in baby name popularity for boys with 136 occurrences.

Want to see how Jael sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Jael Name Popularity Page.

Jael Related Names

The name Yael is a form of Jael.

Famous Jaels

  • Jael ~ Biblical Character (Judg. 4:17)

Jael Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Jael.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Jael Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jael in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jael.

Just for fun, see the name Jael in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jael in Nautical Flags page.