Yokel

יוקל

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Meaning

Yokel is a Hebrew name that means “little Yasha”. Yasha is a Hebrew name that means “God saves”, and this pet form of the name was created to refer to someone who was smaller in size or younger in age. The name Yokel is not commonly used today, but was more common in the past among Jewish communities. Interestingly, the name Yokel could also be seen as a nod to the Yiddish language which influenced many Jewish names.

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