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What does Jalil mean?

Jalil Pronunciation of Jalil [jalil] as a name for boys is of Arabic derivation, and the name Jalil means "greatness, superiority, renown". Jalil is a variant form of Jalal (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic.


Jalil has 1 variant: Jaliyl.

3 more alternative forms via Jalal: Jallal, Jelal and Jellal.

Creative forms:
(male) Jail, Jolil, ..

(female) Jalill, Jalis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jalil Nathanael (J.N.), ..

How popular is Jalil?

Jalil is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#38644 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Jalil entered the list in 1991 and reached its top rank of #1201 in the U.S. in 2000, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Jalil is pronounced similarly to Hilal. Other recommended names are Bail, Basil, Bazil, Danil, Fadil, Fazil, Gail, Galil, Hamil, Jabin, Jabir, Jabril, Jael, Jaelin, Jai, Jailin, Jair, Jakie, Jakim, Jalan, Jalen, Jalin, Jalon, Jamal, Jamel, Jamie, Jamiel, Jamil, Jamile, Jamill, Jamin, Jarel, Jarid, Jarin, Jaris, Jarl, Jaryl, Jasin, Javi, Jaylin, Jeril, Juli, Julio, Kahil, Kahlil, Kail, Kalil, Kamil, Khalil, Nabil, Sahil, Sail, Savil and Vail. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jalil.