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In Welsh Lael means "little flower of God". And in Arabic it means "Night". The name comes from Numbers 3:24 in the Old Testament, where Lael was the father of Eliasaph; the man in charge of the Gershonite tribe who took care of the fabrics of the Tent of Meeting (AKA the Tabernacle).
-- Amatire  4/28/2005
Lael Litke is an LDS author that wrote a lot of books for kids, like "Blue Skye" and "Getting Rid of Rhoda" etc. She is my grandmother's cousin and is very well known -- here in Utah, anyways.
-- CamilleTheGreat  6/20/2006
Pronounced lah-ehl.
-- Miss Claire  8/1/2006
I know someone with this name and she pronounces it lay-EL.
-- canuckflame  7/20/2007
My bible (which has all pronunciations) says it's LAY-el.
-- Aqua  8/7/2007
In Hebrew it's pronounced Lah-ehl as another said. Bibles have the pronunciation of names, but they are the English pronunciation. Like Jesus, his "real" name or the original Hebrew is Yeshua.
-- Anonymous User  3/4/2008
I don't like Lael as a name. It seems too incomplete.
-- justsomegirl  8/7/2014

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