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What does Jamel mean?

Jamel \j(a)-mel\ as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Jamel is "handsome". Jamel is a variation of Jamal (Arabic): popular among black.


Variations

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

Jamel has 1 more related variation via Jamal: Jahmal.


Popularity

Jamel is a somewhat popular first name for males (#822 out of 1220, Top 67%) and also a somewhat popular surname for all people (#119644 out of 150436, Top 80%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Jamel for boys. Jamel was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #507 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jamel name in U.S.

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

Prominent varying forms of Jamel are Jamaal, Jamal (#764 in 2014) and Jamil. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.503%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.059%, down 88.3%), with the versions Jamaal, Jamal, Jamel and Jamil becoming less stylish. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Jamel and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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


Similar Names

Jamel is alike in pronunciation to Jamelle and Jemal. Other suggested similar baby names are Gamel, Hamel, Jael, Jame, Jamee, James, Jamey and Jarel. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jamel.

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