Joel \joel\ as a boy's name is pronounced JOH-ul. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Joel is "Jehovah is the Lord". Biblical: a prophet and writer of the Book of Joel. The name is popular in Spain. Actors Joel McCrea, Joel Grey.
Joel has 2 variant forms: Joell and Yoel.
Baby names that sound like Joel are Jael and Yael.