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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.

Jamal is also pronounced similarly to Gemal. Other suggested similar baby names are Hamal, Jalal and Kamal.

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Popularity of Jamal

Jamal is a very popular first name for males (#565 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#19125 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Jamal name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Jamal with its variant forms and related boy baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Jamal name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Jamal outside U.S.

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