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What does Jamilah mean?

Jamilah Pronunciation of Jamilah as a girls' name has its root in Arabic, and Jamilah means "beautiful; lovely". Jamilah is an alternate spelling of Jameelah (Arabic). Jamilah is also a variant of Jamila (Arabic): popular among Muslims.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ja-, -ah, arabic, beautiful


VARIANTS Jemila, Jamilia, Jamelia, Jamela, Jameila, Jameela




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How popular is Jamilah?

Jamilah is an uncommon first name for females. Jamilah is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Jamilah entered the list in 1993 and reached its top rank of #1994 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jamilah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jamilah outside U.S.

Which version is better?

The only other popular variation form of Jamilah is Jamila (#1914 IN 2015). These forms of Jamilah were favored 22 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.01%) and are now much less conventional.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jamilah, Jamila in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jamilah and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jamilah is alike in pronunciation to Jamielee. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Akilah, Almitah (see Almeda), Aminah, Camila, Daliah, Daliyah, Datiah (see Datya), Emilyah, Fatimah, Galilah, Gelilah, Glilah (see Galila), Habibah, Haibah, Halah, Halimah, Hamidah, Hamnah, Haniah, Haninah, Havivah, Jaina, Jaliyah, Jamaica, Jamaika (see Jamaica), Jameka, Jami, Jamia, Jamika, Jamilyn, Jamina, Jamison, Janah, Janela, Jania, Janica, Janina, Jayil, Jaylah, Jaylan, Jazmina, Jedidah, Jemima, Jemimah, Jeminah, Kaelah, Kailah, Kalah, Kalilah, Kamila, Kamilah, Kamillah, Keilah, Leilah, Maiah, Nabilah, Nailah, Naimah, Natifah, Rabiah, Ramah, Raziah, Safiyah, Sairah, Salimah, Samirah, Sariah, Sheilah, Tamarah, Taoimah (see Taima), Yaminah, Zahirah, Zakiah and Zariah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jamilah.

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