Yael

Yael - A very unique female name



  Nov 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Yael, meaning to ascend, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1959 on position #2505. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Yael and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Yael? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Yael. The baby girl name Yael was given to 70 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1733 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 20,189 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Yael peaked in popularity 51 years ago in 1968 on position 1478.



Famous with this name

Yael Grobglas
Yael Naim
Yael Yurman


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Yael is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Yael is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #607 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,702.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Yael is where you live.


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Yael origin and meaning

Yael is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means to ascend. To see famous people named Yael, pop culture references for the name Yael and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Yael

We've found the following names that sound similar to Yael, sorted by popularity.

Yola / Yulia / Yuli / Yoali / Yulie / Yuliya /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121733
20111655
20101567
20091632
20081836
20071841
20061877
20052096
20041674
20031895
20021794
20011611
20001692
19991742
19981888
19971751
19961638
19952097
19942206
19932012
19921844
19911722
19901898
19891889
19881698
19871822
19861556
19852004
19841624
19831770
19821561
19811858
19801893
19791930
19781697
19771588
19761881
19751900
19741655
19732414
19721791
19711977
19701946
19691968
19681478
19672353
19642305
19622283
19592505

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York607
Maryland1026
New Jersey1162
California1602
Ohio1638
Florida1702

Even more about Yael


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Yael a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Yael?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1968
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Yael
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 20,189
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1959
2012 births +70

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