Yael is a variant of the name Jael.
Yael is also a variant of the name Yale (English).
See also the related category hebrew.
Yael is somewhat popular as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 2013 with 0.012% of baby boys being given the name Yael. Its ranking then was #870. The baby name has since fallen out of favor, and it is of very light use in recent years. In 2018, its usage was only 0.012% and its ranking #932, but it was nonetheless the most commonly used among all boy names in its group. Yael has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys.
Baby names that sound like Yael include Yail, Yaile, Yale (English), Yayl, Yayle, Yool, Yoole, Yuel, Yul (English), Yule (English), Yull, Yaal (Hebrew), Yahel (Hebrew), Yoel (Hebrew), Yuley, Yuli, Yulie, Yuliy (Russian), Yuwell, and Euell.
† English pronunciation for Yael: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"