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What does Jelal mean?

Jelal Pronunciation of Jelal [je-lal] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Jelal is "greatness, superiority, renown". Jelal is a variant form of Jalal (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic.


Jelal has 2 variants: Jallal and Jellal.

2 more different relations via Jalal: Jalil and Jaliyl.

Creative forms:
(male) Jerlal, Julal, ..

(female) Jelah, Jelali, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jelal Marlon (J.M.), ..

How popular is Jelal?

Jelal is a rare given name for males. Jelal is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Jelal (outside Top 2000) is Jalil. Other forms, like Jaliyl, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Jelal was well-received among parents 2 decades ago (#1201). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jalil in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Beal, Bilal, Deval, Gemal, Hilal, Jaelan, Jalan, Jamal, Jean, Jehan, Jeladi, Jemaal, Jemahl, Jemal, Jemall, Jemar, Jerad, Jerae, Jerah, Jerald, Jerall, Jeran, Jerel, Jeril, Jeryl, Jevan, Jimal, Joell, Jomal, Jubal, Neal, Peal and Seal. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jelal.