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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #1304 most popular

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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 joyful, the spirit you spread.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

Your name in reverse order is "Lamaj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ljama". 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 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jamal" is not a popular baby boy's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 18 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1991. Across the entire United States a total of 1,111 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 east? 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 Aug 19, 1956

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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