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Popularity
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Jamar

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Sparks
  • #1936 All Time
Girls
Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1967 5 0 5
1968 6 0 6
1969 19 0 19
1970 14 0 14
1971 48 0 48
1972 109 0 109
1973 114 0 114
1974 96 0 96
1975 169 5 164
1976 206 0 206
1977 270 0 270
1978 309 7 302
1979 385 0 385
1980 462 5 457
1981 483 5 478
1982 493 0 493
1983 487 8 479
1984 468 7 461
1985 446 0 446
1986 518 10 508
1987 505 9 496
1988 543 10 533
1989 595 0 595
1990 543 0 543
1991 484 7 477
1992 409 0 409
1993 377 0 377
1994 326 0 326
1995 267 0 267
1996 249 0 249
1997 258 0 258
1998 265 0 265
1999 265 0 265
2000 304 0 304
2001 357 0 357
2002 320 0 320
2003 282 0 282
2004 330 0 330
2005 289 0 289
2006 358 0 358
2007 299 0 299
2008 320 0 320
2009 302 0 302
2010 269 0 269
2011 258 0 258
2012 246 0 246
2013 230 0 230
2014 200 0 200

Want to know about the populiarty of Jamar? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,557 babies born with the name Jamar in the United States. That's more than enough Jamars to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jamar" was in 1989 with a total of 595 babies.

According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jamar" ranks #97 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 7 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 1984. Across the entire United States a total of 468 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Jamar popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jamar" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jamar as well as things modernly associated with the name Jamar such as celebrities named Jamar.

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Jamar

The name "Jamar" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Sparks". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for activities, for you have many.

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

Your name in reverse order is "Ramaj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rjmaa". 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.

Past life for Jamar born Jun 8, 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 Germany approximately on 550. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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