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What does Jibril mean?

Jibril Pronunciation of Jibril [jib-ril] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of Jibril is "man of God; my strength is God". Jibril is an Arabic form of Gabriel (Hebrew): from Hebrew gheber "man".

Associated with: arabic, strength.


Jibril has 1 variant: Jabril.

1 more alternative form via Gabriel: Gavril.

Creative forms:
(male) Jaril, ..

(female) Jibie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jibril Trystan (J.T.), ..

How popular is Jibril?

Jibril is an unusual given name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#139757 out of 150436, Top 93%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Gabriel (#22 the previous year) and Jabril are the prominent alternative forms of Jibril (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Jibril were favored by parents in 2010 (adoption of 0.7%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.6%, 15% less). Gabriel is more familiar than the rest. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gabriel, Jabril in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aimil, Averil, Ciril, Cyril, Derril, Eigil, Jabari, Jabin, Jabir, Jalil, Jamil, Jarel, Jarid, Jarin, Jaris, Jarl, Jarrel, Jarrid, Jarrin, Jarryl, Jaryl, Jerel, Jeric, Jeriel, Jeril, Jerrel, Jerri, Jerric, Jerrie, Jerriel, Jerrik, Jerrill, Jerrin, Jerriq, Jerryl, Jeryl, Jimahl (see Jamal), Jimal, Jimi, Jimmie, Jiri, Jiro, Joeri, Jorel, Jori, Jorie, Jorim, Joris, Jorrel, Jubal, Juri, Jurik, Kiril, Kyril, Meril, Merril, Mihail, Nabil, Nikhil, Toril, Virgil and Zindil. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jibril.

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