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TypeSurname (from given name)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.JEK-əl
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Breton given name JUDICAËL. This name was used by Robert Louis Stevenson for the character of Dr Henry Jekyll in the book 'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' (1886).

Related Names

VariantsJewel, Jewell
Entry updated July 2, 2017