Popularity:2805
Origin:Hebrew
Meaning:Jehovah is the Lord
Yoel is a Hebrew boy's name, and an alternate spelling of Joel. Meaning "Jehovah is the lord," this name can be a thoughtful way to share your faith and heritage with baby. Yoel comes from the words Yah, an abbreviation of Yahweh, and el, meaning "god." In the Hebrew bible and Christian Old Testament, Yoel is one of the 12 minor prophets of ancient Israel and the author of the Book of Joel. You'll also find him on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, as painted by Michaelangelo.

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