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Meaning of the name YankelMeaning of the name Yankel

[ 2 syll. yan-kel, ya-nk-el ] The baby boy name Yankel is pronounced as YAE-NKah-L †. Yankel is largely used in Yiddish and its origin is Hebrew.

Yankel is a Yiddish familiar form of the name Jakob (English, German, and Scandinavian) as well as a Yiddish variant transcription of the name Jacob (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian).

Yankel is also a Yiddish familiar form of the name Yakov (Russian, Hebrew, and Slavic).

Yankel is uncommon as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000. Within the family of boy names directly related to Yankel, Jacob was the most widely used in 2012.

A baby name that sounds like Yankel is the name Young Il.

† English pronunciation for Yankel: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"

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