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What does Jamilah mean?

Jamilah /ja-mi-lah/ as a girls' name. Jamilah's root is Arabic, and Jamilah means "beautiful; lovely". Jamilah is an alternate spelling of Jameelah (Arabic) with the suffix -ilah. Jamilah is also a variant of Jamila (Arabic): popular among Muslims.

Associated with: arabic, beautiful


Jamilah has 6 variants: Jameela, Jameila, Jamela, Jamelia, Jamilia and Jemila.

Jamilah has 3 more alternative forms via Jameelah, Jamila: Jamilla, Jamille and Jamillia.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Jamilan, Jemlah, ..

(male) Jamilath, Jamily, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name history of Jamilah for girls. 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, 2014)

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the statistics of the girl name Jamilah and related names. The only other popular variation form of Jamilah is Jamila. These forms of Jamilah were favored 21 years ago (adoption of 0.01%).

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 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.