Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:1518
Meaning:ibex, mountain goat
Yael is a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin. This name translates to “ibex,” a Nubian mountain goat known for its long, thin horns. The goat represents so many good traits for baby, from mental strength to the drive to climb higher. This is sure to make the name Yael a wonderful reminder to build strength in their hooves.

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