Saint Joel's Day, October 19th. Names for children
Joel is a name for a child of Hebrew origin that means "Yahweh is god", although with the use and the passage of time, the religious connotations of its meaning have been disappearing. In recent times Joel is positioning himself as one of the frequent names, and that is because he combines tradition
Joel is a name for a child of Hebrew origin that means "Yahweh is god", although with the use and the passage of time, the religious connotations of its meaning have been disappearing.
In recent times Joel is positioning himself as one of the frequent names, and that is because he combines tradition with originality. He celebrates his name day on October 19, which is Saint Joel's day.
Curiosities about the name Joel
Because of the meaning of his name, Joel has an overwhelming personality that exerts a great influence on others. Joel triumphs in social relationships because of his sympathy and wit and is also a person with a great sense of responsibility who does not hesitate to acquire both family and work commitments.
The name Joel is known throughout the world with some variations thanks to the biblical tradition. Some of those variants are Yoel, Gioele, Joelin or Xoel, all of them very attractive for any child because they bring an original and distinguished touch to a strong name for its long tradition.
It may help you to choose the name of your baby to meet the first character named Joel, who was none other than a biblical prophet who named one of the books of the Old Testament. Although if we focus on the present, we are left with the Spanish actor Joel Gómez.
We know many other personalities that bore the name of your son, such as the zoologist Joel Asaph Allen, the sculptor Joel Saphiro or the sociologist Joel Best. Although we are especially fond of the American writer Joel Chandler Harris, known for his stories of "Uncle Remus".
To know the origin and meaning of other names that celebrate their saint in the month of October, consult our calendar of the names of saints in October. You will find all the curiosities related to the name and date of your name day.
And also, we have the most complete guide of names for babies of boys and girls. Here you will find all the names for babies arranged alphabetically to know their origin and meaning.