Yael (name)

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Yael
Gender Female
Language(s) Hebrew
Origin
Word/name Judaic
Meaning Nubian Ibex
Region of origin Near Eastern
Other names
Alternative spelling Iael, Iaël, Jael, Jaël, Yaël, Ιαήλ (Greek)

Yael (Hebrew: יעל‎‎, pronounced [jaˈʔel]; also spelled Jael) is a female given name, from the Hebrew word for the Nubian ibex.

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Fictional characters[edit]

  • Jael (Alice Jael Reasoner), assassin in Joanna Russ' 1975 novel The Female Man
  • Yael, woman in ancient Israel who escapes the massacre at Masada in Alice Hoffman's 2011 novel The Dovekeepers
  • Yael Aronov in John Sanford's 2013 novel Storm Front
  • Yael Baron (portrayed by Jamie Bloch) in Netflix's original series Degrassi: Next Class
  • Yael, protagonist in the alternate history novel Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin.
  • Yael Hoffman (portrayed by Meital Dohan) in the series Weeds

Music[edit]

  • Yael Naim, second studio album by Yael Naïm

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