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Gender: M Meaning of Yale: "fertile upland" Origin of Yale: Welsh

An appellation that couldn't be more Ivy League —or sound less Welsh. The name of the University is taken from the surname of founder Elihu Yale. In the movie Manhattan, Yale Pollack is the name of Woody Allen's best friend. The Hebrew Yael is not related.

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Yale University is a private Ivy League university in New Haven, Connecticut
The yale of Beaufort, a mythical animal resembling an antelope with a pair of horns and a pair of tusks; found in the armorial bearings of the Beaufort family