The name 'Joel' originates from the Hebrew name Yo'el and means 'Yahweh is God' or 'Jehovah is God'. Some sources state that this name also means 'strong-willed'. In the Bible, Joel was a prophet who, although not very prominent, wrote the book of Joel.
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a Minor Prophet of the postexilic period.
a book of the Bible bearing his name.
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “the Lord is God.”
The name Joel means 'The Lord is God' in reference to Joel the prophet in the Old Testament. It's a name used in Swedish, English, French and Spanish speaking countries and has been featured in the top 60 names in these countries including Northern Ireland and the US.