Please answer 5 questions about your first name. Your name:

Joel (Given name)

Joel is a name for boys. The name is a form of Yoel and originates from Hebrew. On our website 14 people with the name Joel rated their name with 4.5 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! English speakers can struggle with the pronunciation of this name. Joel is in the top1000 of most popular names on facebook on position 179. A nickname for Joel is "Joey".
Is your name Joel? Please answer 5 questions about your name to improve this profile.

Meaning of Joel

The meaning of Joel is: "Jehovah is God. .Strong - willed. The name of a Breton saint. The biblical prophet Joel wrote the Book of Joel.".


14 people with the name Joel voted on their name. Please vote on your name too.


Easy to write

Easy to remember


English pronunciation

Opinion foreigners

Suitable names

Suitable names for a brother of Joel are: William, Erik, Tomas, Ricardo, Kennedy. Suitable names for a sister of Joel are: Jessica, Jorja, Katherine, Alexia, Ycel. View more suitable names.


Joel occurs in the following categories:
Baby boy names with 4 letters248 namesBoy names beginning with J228 namesBoy names ending in L199 namesBaby boy names with one syllable100 namesBoy names with most votes100 namesMost popular baby names in 2007631 names

Popularity Joel per year

Popularity of Joel in the U.S.A.



Joel 54 years old   5-12-2013
My wife thought my name was Joe for the first 6 months we were dating....she felt really stupid when she learned it was Joel & not Joe..I just didnt have the heart to correct her & make her feel the way it was a coworker that broke the news to her..

Post message
Would you like to post a comment? Enter your name and click next:

Your first name:

Is your name Joel? Vote on your name