[ 1 syll. ya-le, yal-e ] The baby boy name Yale is pronounced Yey-L †. Yale has its origins in the Old English language and it is used largely in English. The name Yale means 'from the slope, from the land corner'.
See also the related category land.
Yale is not often used as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000. In 2018, out of the family of boy names directly related to Yale, Yael was the most regularly used.
† Pronunciation for Yale: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"