Yael Origin and Meaning

The name Yael is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "ibex".

Yael is an Old Testament name often heard in Israel that could work well here: just remember that it's pronounced with two syllables...it is also spelled Ya'el. In the Bible she was a Kenite woman in the time of Deborah who killed the enemy general, Sisera.

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Famous People Named Yael

  • Yael NaimIsraeli,French singer
  • Yael Friedman AverbuchAmerican soccer player
  • Yael StoneAustralian actress
  • Yael GrobglasIsraeli actress
  • Yael MeyerAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Yael MarkovichIsraeli model and beauty queen
  • Yael Cohen BraunCanadian anti,cancer activist

Yael in Pop Culture

  • Yael Baroncharacter on TV's 'Degrassi'.
  • YaelHebrew name of U.S. First Daughter Ivanka Trump.
  • Yaelcharacter on TV's UnREAL.