Given Name JOEL

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: יוֹאֵל (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: JO-əl (English), kho-EL (Spanish), zhoo-EL (Portuguese), YO-el (Swedish, Finnish)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name יוֹאֵל (Yo'el) meaning "YAHWEH is God". Joel is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Joel, which describes a plague of locusts. In England, it was first used as a Christian name after the Protestant Reformation.

Categories

biblical, books of the Bible, minor prophets of the Old Testament, Power Rangers characters
FEMININE FORMS: Joella, Joelle (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ioel (Biblical Greek), Yoel (Biblical Hebrew), Iohel (Biblical Latin), Joël (Dutch), Joël (French), Xoel (Galician), Yoel (Hebrew), Gioele (Italian)
SAME SPELLING: Joël
USER SUBMISSIONS: Jóel, Jøel
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