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

The name Jael is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "mountain goat". Jael and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby Name SCRABBLE".

From the experts:

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

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JaceHerondale Says:


I like this but I think I would pronounce it differently.

Guest Says:


if only it didn't sound like jail sometimes...