GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: יָעֵל (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: JAY-əl (English), JAYL (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Hebrew name יָעֵל (Ya'el) meaning "mountain goat". In the Old Testament this is the name of a woman who killed the captain of the Canaanite army.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Iael (Biblical Greek), Yael (Biblical Hebrew), Iahel (Biblical Latin), Yael (Hebrew)
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