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Gender: F Pronunciation: yah-el Meaning of Jael: "mountain goat" Origin of Jael: Hebrew

This attractive Old Testament option is the name of a place in northern Israel.

Famous People Named Jael

Jael, Biblical"tent-dwelling woman" who killed Sisera, commander of an opposing army, by driving a tent peg through his temple while he slept
Jael de Pardo, American actress and TV personality (pronounced jy-ell)
Jael Strauss, American model from Cycle 8 of "America's Next Top Model" (pron. jay-ell)
Jael Otieno, Kenyan mother of U.S. President Barack Obama's half-brother, George Obama
Jaël (born Rahel Krebs), Swiss singer-songwriter of band Lunik

Pop Culture References for the name Jael

Jael Drew (née Trude), character from Storm Jameson's "The Pitiful Wife"
Jael Dence, character in "Put Yourself in His Place" (1870) by Charles Reade
Jael (born Alice Jael Reasoner), assassin in Joanna Russ' "The Female Man"

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