Meaning of Jamal
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Jamal has the following meaning:
A handsome man.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.
As a baby boy name, Jamal is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 405 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Jamal fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 42 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 612 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Jamal in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Jamal is pronounced as juh-mall
The following names are baby names related to Jamal and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Jamal: Boys - Dalil
, Girls - Almira
, Both genders - Ali
Popular Variants for the name Jamal: Jahmal
We think the name Jamal should fall under the following style category: African-American
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Jamal to be: A chap with a heart of gold
In one word, you might describe Jamal as a(n) "kind-hearted
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