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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

Rendering of the modern Israeli Hebrew יעל.

  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Yael

Yael Stone is an actress and actor. She was most active from 1999 to present. Yael was born on March 6th, 1985 in Sydney.

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Yael Grobglas is an actress. She was most prominent from 2004 to present. Yael was born on May 31st, 1984 in Paris. Yael is also known as Grobglas and Yael (full name).

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Yael Naïm is an indie folk musician. She plays Piano, guitar, and ukulele. She was most prominent from 2000 to present. Yael was born Yael Naïm on February 6th, 1978 in Paris.

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Yael Cohen is a founder/ceo of fuck cancer and founder/ceo offuck cancer. Yael was born on November 5th, 1986 in South Africa.

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Yael Averbuch is a soccer player for the FC Kansas City, New Jersey Lady Stallions, Sky Blue FC, Western New York Flash, WFC Rossiyanka, Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC, Washington Spirit, and United States women's national under-17 soccer team. Yael was born on November 3rd, 1986 in New York City, New York, United States.

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Yael Abecassis is a model. Yael was born on July 19th, 1967 in Ashkelon.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Yael

Jael is also known as Ya'el.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1954 5 5 0
1959 8 8 0
1960 5 5 0
1961 7 7 0
1962 11 11 0
1963 10 10 0
1964 11 11 0
1965 10 10 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 20 20 0
1968 41 41 0
1969 29 29 0
1970 21 21 0
1971 27 27 0
1972 30 30 0
1973 27 27 0
1974 33 33 0
1975 34 34 0
1976 41 41 0
1977 55 55 0
1978 51 51 0
1979 38 38 0
1980 45 45 0
1981 44 44 0
1982 56 56 0
1983 55 55 0
1984 62 57 5
1985 39 39 0
1986 61 61 0
1987 61 52 9
1988 57 57 0
1989 58 51 7
1990 63 56 7
1991 67 67 0
1992 61 61 0
1993 58 58 0
1994 56 45 11
1995 48 48 0
1996 84 71 13
1997 77 62 15
1998 91 66 25
1999 96 69 27
2000 115 87 28
2001 121 89 32
2002 149 85 64
2003 190 80 110
2004 231 92 139
2005 234 75 159
2006 269 89 180
2007 298 86 212
2008 320 94 226
2009 330 107 223
2010 334 115 219
2011 286 107 179
2012 346 108 238
2013 344 101 243
2014 346 111 235
2015 283 105 178
2016 306 125 181
2017 313 116 197

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Popularity of Yael as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Yael

  • How Popular is the name Yael? Yael is the 3,194th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yael have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,576 babies born with the first name Yael in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yael to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yael? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1954 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Yael first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yael is Monday, January 1st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Yael born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yael was in 2013 with a total of 243 babies.
  • Random Yael Factoid: According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yael is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 26 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1986.
  • Weird things about the name Yael: Your name in reverse order is Leay. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lyae. 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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