Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Yael u. Hebrew יָעֵל 'Nubian ibex'.

Modernly, this name is unisex. The single citation that we have found so far does not have an explicit gender. Cf. Jael.

Spain
Catalan
1510 Yael valencia1510 3888
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Yael". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Yael.