Meaning and name origin
Jamel is a somewhat popular first name for males (#822 out of 1220, Top 67%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#83366 out of 88799, Top 94%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jamel for boys. Jamel reached its highest rank of #507 in the U.S. in 1980-1989. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Jamel and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jamal (#764), Jamil, Jamel and Jamaal. (2014 statistics).
Jamel▼ is also pronounced similarly to Jamelle and Jemal. Other suggested similar baby names are Gamel, Hamel, Jael, Jahmal, Jame, Jamee, James, Jamey▼ and Jarel. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jamel.