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Meaning and Name Origin

Jamael \j(a)-mael\ as a name for boys is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of the name Jamael is "handsome". Jamael is a form of Jamal (Arabic): popular among black or Muslim families in America. Scarce as a name for boys.


Jamael has 20 variants: Jamaal, Jamahl, Jamall, Jamaul, Jameel, Jamel, Jamell, Jamiel, Jamil, Jamile, Jamill, Jammal, Jemaal, Jemahl, Jemall, Jimahl, Jimal, Jomahl, Jomal and Jomall.

Jamael has 1 more different form via Jamal: Jahmal.


Jamael is a rare first name for men. Jamael is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jamael and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Jamael (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Jamaal, Jamal (#764 in 2014), Jamel and Jamil. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during 1980-1989 and have become significantly less popular since, with the forms Jamaal, Jamal, Jamel and Jamil becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jamaal, Jamal, Jamel, Jamil in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jamael is alike in pronunciation to Jemal. Another suggested similar baby name is Samael. Like Jamael, these names are not commonly used.