Lael

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Gender: Male Meaning of Lael: "belonging to God" Origin of Lael: Hebrew

The name Lael is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "belonging to God". Lael and is often added to user-created lists like Hipster one syllable names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Although this is an ancient Old Testament name, it has a pleasant contemporary feel that might appeal to today's parents, who might just as easily use it for a girl.

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Famous People Named Lael

Lael, father of Eliasaph, the chief of the Gershonites (Num. 3:24)
Lael Brainard, U.S. Undersecretary of the Treasury for International Affairs
Lael Rose, daughter of singer Tamia and basketball player Grant Hill
Lael Harrelson, (female) founder of Covenant Spice

Pop Culture References for the name Lael

Lael Wyngate, wealthy and charming lady in Behrman's play Rain from Heaven