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Ranked #1304


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 9 (Ranked #1297).

What does the name "Jamal" mean?

Jamal (Arabic): Handsome

The name "Jamal" is of Arabic origin and it means "Handsome". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for activities, for you have many.

L is for little, the little things you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Lamaj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Amlaj". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Jamal" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Jamal? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 30,654 babies born with the name Jamal in the United States. That's more than enough Jamals to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1946 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jamal" was in 1993 with a total of 1,245 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jamals)

According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jamal" is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 15 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of only 482 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Jamal popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jamal in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jamal

Jamal Lewis

Jamal Lewis is a NFL player. Jamal was born in 1979 in Atlanta, Georgia.


Jamal Mixon

Jamal Mixon is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1996 to present. Jamal was born in 1983.


Jamal Mashburn

Jamal Mashburn is a basketball biography. Jamal was born in 1972 in New York City, New York.


Jamal Anderson

Jamal Anderson is a NFL player. Jamal was born in 1972 in Newark, New Jersey.


Past life for Jamal born Jul 14, 1985

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Burma approximately on 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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