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Meaning of Jamal

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Meaning

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.

Popularity

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.
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Pronunciation

The name Jamal is pronounced as juh-mall

Origins

Jamal originates from the Arabic language.

See other suggested Arabic baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Jamal and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Jamal: Boys - Dalil, Jamil, Nen, Shakil, Shaquille, Girls - Almira, Yesenia, Both genders - Ali, Nakia, Numa, Nuri

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Jamal: Jahmal (Arabic), Jamaal (Arabic), Jamael, Jamahl, Jamall, Jamar (English), Jamaul, Jamel, Jamell, Jamiel, Jamil, Jamile, Jamill, Jammal, Jemaal, Jemahl, Jemal, Jemall, Jimahl, Jimal, Jomahl, Jomal, Jomall

Style

We think the name Jamal should fall under the following style category: African-American.

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Impression

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" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Jamal (or its variants) are:

Jamal Yaseem Igle , born on 19 July, a famous artist. Jamal Yaseem Igle 's background: An American comic book artist, editor, art director and animation storyboard artist.

Jamal Lafitte Lewis , born on 26 August, a famous athlete. Jamal Lafitte Lewis 's background: An American football running back for the Cleveland Browns. He was originally drafted by the Baltimore Ravens fifth overall in the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at Tennessee.

Jamal Mashburn , born on 29 November, a famous athlete. Jamal Mashburn 's background: A retired American professional basketball player. A small forward, Mashburn was a prolific scorer in his 12 seasons in the league, with a career scoring average of 19.1 points per game.
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