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Popularity
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kamal

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Perfection
  • #5563 All Time
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How popular is the name "Kamal" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1946 5 0 5
1958 6 0 6
1964 6 0 6
1966 5 0 5
1968 6 0 6
1969 10 0 10
1970 20 0 20
1971 6 0 6
1972 18 0 18
1973 31 0 31
1974 30 0 30
1975 26 0 26
1976 34 0 34
1977 64 5 59
1978 60 0 60
1979 71 5 66
1980 57 0 57
1981 40 0 40
1982 51 0 51
1983 41 0 41
1984 42 0 42
1985 39 0 39
1986 38 0 38
1987 45 0 45
1988 34 0 34
1989 40 0 40
1990 47 0 47
1991 62 5 57
1992 54 0 54
1993 64 0 64
1994 66 0 66
1995 73 0 73
1996 81 0 81
1997 79 10 69
1998 59 0 59
1999 74 0 74
2000 86 0 86
2001 89 0 89
2002 87 0 87
2003 61 0 61
2004 66 0 66
2005 79 0 79
2006 56 0 56
2007 71 0 71
2008 60 0 60
2009 97 0 97
2010 69 0 69
2011 58 0 58
2012 52 0 52
2013 55 0 55
2014 44 0 44

Want to know about the populiarty of Kamal? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,514 babies born with the name Kamal in the United States. That's more than enough Kamals to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1946 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kamal" was in 2009 with a total of 97 babies.

According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kamal" is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1996. Across the entire United States a total of only 81 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Kamal popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Kamal

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

Kamal Hassan

Kamal Hassan is a film actor, producer, director, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1959 to present. Kamal was born in 1954 in Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Alternative Meanings

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

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

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

L is for luster, your shine.

Your name in reverse order is "Lamak". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Alamk". 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 Kamal born Dec 9, 2003

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 Northern England approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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