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Jamal meaning and name origin

Jamal \j(a)-mal\ as a boy's name is pronounced ja-MAL. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Jamal is "handsome". Popular among black or Muslim families in America. Actor Malcolm-Jamal Warner.

Jamal has 22 variant forms: Jahmal, Jamaal, Jamael, Jamahl, Jamall, Jamaul, Jameel, Jamel, Jamell, Jamiel, Jamil, Jamile, Jamill, Jammal, Jemaal, Jemahl, Jemall, Jimal, Jimahl, Jomal, Jomahl and Jomall.

For more information, see also related names Jamar, Jemal and Gamal.

Baby names that sound like Jamal are Amal and Gemal.

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Popularity of Jamal

Jamal is a very popular first name for men (#565 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#19125 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Jamal
Popularity of Jamal