Given Name BA'AL

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: BAY-əl (English), BAYL (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from Semitic ba'al meaning "lord" or "possessor". This was the name of various local deities, often associated with storms and fertility, who were worshipped by the Canaanites, Phoenicians, and other peoples of the ancient Near East.

Categories

fertility deities, gods, storm deities

Related Names

SAME SPELLING: Baal