US Popularity:1228
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.

Yael Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Yael is currently #1116 on The Bump
Boy:Yael is currently #811 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Yael is currently #615 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Yael is currently #1228 in U.S. births
Boy:Yael is currently #1618 in U.S. births
Girl:Yael is currently #2869 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 272
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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