What does Jamil mean?
Jamil /ja-mil/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Arabic derivation, and the meaning of the name Jamil is "handsome". Jamil is an alternate spelling of Jamal (Arabic): popular among black. Jamail is a popular surname.
Jamil▼ has 1 more related variation via Jamal: Jahmal.Kreatif forms: Jemil, Jemmil, Jimmil. [more]
How popular is Jamil?
Jamil is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#20041 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Jamil for boys. Jamil entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #691 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Jamal (#764 in 2014), Jamel and Jamaal are the prominent related forms of Jamil. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.503%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.059%, down 88.3%), with the forms Jamal, Jamel, Jamaal and Jamil becoming less in vogue. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Jamil and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)