Name: Yael

Origin and Meaning of the Name Yael

  • Meaning:
    Ibex
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (ya EL)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Yael)
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Miscellaneous Info for Yael

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  • Used in:
    Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The ibex is a type of mountain goat.
    In the Old Testament, Yael was a Kenite woman in the time of Deborah who slew Sisera.

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