name meaning: Yale \ya-le\ as a boy's name is pronounced yayl. It is of Welsh and Old English origin, and the meaning of Yale is "heights, upland; fertile moor". Place name. Also the name of one of the Ivy League universities, founded by Elihu Yale. Yael (Israeli) means "God's strength".
Yale has 1 variant form: Yael.
Baby names that sound like Yale are Yule, Jule, Olle, Ole and Wole.
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