Joel as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Joel?

We estimate that there are 235,889 people named Joel who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Joel is the 110th most common for men, and the 228th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Joel?

The average person named Joel is 38.19 years old.

Is Joel a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

1,736 people named Joel were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 212nd most popular name for boys, and the 394th most popular overall.

The popularity of Joel peaked in 1981, when it was the 65th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Joel a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Joel is almost exclusively a male name. 99.1% of people named Joel are male.

Popularity of Joel in England

In 2020, Joel was the 161st most popular name for boys in England and Wales.