[ 1 syll. yu-le, yul-e ] The baby boy name Yule is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is YUWL †. Yule is used chiefly in the English language and its origin is Middle English. The name is of the meaning born during Christmas season. The first name is derived from the Middle English element 'yule', which is itself from the Old English 'geol'. Yule is also a surname which has been recorded in other forms such as Yoell, Yol, Yole, Youle, and Yuille. In some cases, the surname could have been transferred in use as a first name. Yool, Yoole, Yuel, Yuell, Yul (English), Yuley, Yulie, Yull, Yuwel, and Yuwell are variants of Yule.
Yule is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Yule: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"