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Gender: F Meaning of Yale: "vigorous, fertile" Origin of Yale: Welsh

Ivy League choice many will mistake for the Israeli favorite Yael, which has a different root and meaning.

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The Collegiate School, founded in 1701 in Saybrook Colony, was renamed Yale College in 1718 in recognition of a gift from Elihu Yale, who was governor of the British East India Company.

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Yale University is a private Ivy League university in New Haven, Connecticut.
Yale Rose, Blair Waldorf's younger sister in the "Gossip Girl" books