Yuval (given name)
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).
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.
- Jubal in the Book of Genesis
- Yuval Aviv
- Yuval Banai
- Yuval Flicker
- Yuval Levin
- Yuval Naimi, Israeli basketball player
- Yuval Ne'eman (1925–2006), Israeli soldier, physicist, and politician
- Yuval Shpungin
- Yuval Shteinitz
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