Meaning and Name Origin
Jamel▼ has 1 more related variation via Jamal: Jahmal.
Jamel is a somewhat popular first name for males (#822 out of 1220, Top 67%) and also a somewhat popular surname for all people (#83366 out of 88799, Top 94%). (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 Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Jamel and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Jamel listed in the Top 1000 are Jamaal, Jamal (#764 in 2014) and Jamil. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during 1980-1989 and are now much less widespread, with the versions Jamaal, Jamal, Jamel and Jamil becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.