Yuval (given name)

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For the moshav in Israel, see Yuval.

Yuval (Hebrew: יוּבָל‎) is a Hebrew first name. It means stream, brook, or tributary. In the Hebrew Bible, Yuval was the son of Lamech and Adah, a brother of Jabal, a descendant of Cain. He was named as the ancestor of all who played the lyre and pipe (see book of Genesis 4:20-21). Yuval is known as the father of music

In Israel, Yuval (Yooval or Uval) is a common name for both males and females. While the name has Biblical origins, it does not have a strong religious connotation.