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Meaning and Name Origin

Jamil \j(a)-mil\ as a name for boys is of Arabic derivation, and the meaning of the name Jamil is "handsome". Jamil is a variation of Jamal (Arabic): popular among black or Muslim families in America. A slightly uncommon name for baby boys.


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

Jamil has 1 more related variation via Jamal: Jahmal.


Jamil is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Jamil is also an uncommon surname for all people. (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. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Jamil and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Jamil appearing in the Top 1000 are Jamal (#764 in 2014), Jamel and Jamaal. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 and are now much less popular, with the forms Jamal, Jamel, Jamil and Jamaal becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Jamil is alike in pronunciation to Jemal. Other suggested similar baby names are Hamil, Jalil, Jamie, Jamin and Kamil. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jamil.