Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:Ibex, mountain goat
Yael is a Swiss gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin, most commonly found in Israel, Switzerland, France, and the US. Yael is enriched with religious sentiment, borne by the female heroine Yael in the Hebrew Bible’s Book of Judges. This smooth-flowing name translates to “ibex,” a species of mountain goat recognizable by its long, curved horns. Honored in Swiss culture, the Alpine ibex represents so many good traits for baby—from mental fortitude to the drive to climb higher. Embodying the resilience of the wild mountain goat, Yael is a wonderful reminder for your little kiddo to build strength in their hooves.
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