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Jael

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jael

"Jael" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Wild Mountain Goat". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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From the name of a minor biblical character, Hebrew יעל.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Jael

Jael is also known as Ya'el.

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Jael De Pardo is a television presenter, actor, writer, television producer, model (people), host, actress, producer, and model. Jael was born in Colombia.

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Jaël is an indie pop, dream pop, trip hop, electronic music, alternative rock, and rock music musician, singing, songwriter, and model (people). She has been prominent since 1997. Jaël was given the name Rahel Krebs in Bern.

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Jael Ferreira is a soccer player for the Chongqing Lifan F.C., Cuiabá Esporte Clube, Criciúma Esporte Clube, Clube Atlético Mineiro, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, Goiás Esporte Clube, Esporte Clube Bahia, Kalmar FF, Associação Portuguesa de Desportos, Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, and Sport Club do Recife. Jael was born on October 30th, 1988 in Várzea Grande, Mato Grosso.

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Jael Uribe is a publisher, ceo women poets international, storyteller, poet, writer, and painter. Jael was given the name Jael Elizabeth Uribe Medina on February 10th, 1975 in Santo Domingo.

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Jael Hagerott is an athlete for the Spokane Shine.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jael

Jaël is an indie pop, dream pop, trip hop, electronic music, alternative rock, and rock music musician, singing, songwriter, and model (people). She has been prominent since 1997. Jaël was given the name Rahel Krebs in Bern.

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How popular is the baby name Jael in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1957 14 14 0
1965 6 6 0
1968 10 10 0
1969 9 9 0
1970 6 6 0
1971 6 6 0
1972 12 12 0
1973 17 17 0
1974 11 11 0
1975 21 21 0
1976 12 12 0
1977 18 18 0
1978 17 17 0
1979 41 36 5
1980 25 20 5
1981 29 29 0
1982 22 22 0
1983 30 23 7
1984 27 27 0
1985 37 28 9
1986 35 26 9
1987 44 35 9
1988 38 31 7
1989 44 38 6
1990 36 36 0
1991 44 34 10
1992 51 41 10
1993 52 37 15
1994 64 50 14
1995 71 49 22
1996 79 68 11
1997 73 53 20
1998 85 65 20
1999 96 77 19
2000 111 87 24
2001 119 76 43
2002 148 93 55
2003 163 99 64
2004 167 84 83
2005 200 87 113
2006 208 105 103
2007 321 175 146
2008 294 167 127
2009 285 131 154
2010 306 161 145
2011 273 156 117
2012 407 206 201
2013 336 175 161
2014 282 158 124
2015 279 151 128
2016 285 145 140

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Popularity of Jael as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jael

  • How Popular is the name Jael? Jael is the 3,563rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jael have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,366 babies born with the first name Jael in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jael to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jael? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Jael first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jael is Tuesday, June 26th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Jael born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jael was in 2012 with a total of 206 babies.
  • Random Jael Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jael is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Jael: Your name in reverse order is Leaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Laej. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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