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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jalil

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Alt. Meaning

J is for joy, that you always bring.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

Notable Persons Named Jalil

His military service ended in 2001. Jalil was born in 1951 in Garmsar. He passed away in 2001.


Jalil Lespert is a film director, actor, and screenwriter. He was most active from 1995 to present. Jalil was born on September 18th, 1976 in Paris, France.


Jalil was born on February 2nd, 1955 in Multan.


Jalil Anibaba is a soccer player for the Houston Dynamo, Santa Clara Broncos, North Carolina Tar Heels, Carolina Dynamo, Chicago Fire Soccer Club, Seattle Sounders FC, Sporting Kansas City, United States men's national under-18 soccer team, and United States men's national under-20 soccer team. Jalil was born on October 19th, 1988 in Fontana, California, United States.


Jalil Mammadguluzadeh was a teacher, journalist, and writer. Jalil was born on February 22nd, 1866 in Nakhchivan (city). He breathed his last breath on January 4th, 1932.


Jalil Brown is a football player. Jalil was born on October 14th, 1987 in Phoenix, Arizona.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Jalil

Mustafa Abdul Jalil is a Chairman of the National Transitional Council of Libya and List of heads of state of Libya. Mustafa was born in 1952 in Bayda, Libya.


M. A. Ananta Jalil is an actor, director, producer, and businessman. He was most active from 2009 to present. M. was born in Munshiganj, Bangladesh.


Shahrizat Abdul Jalil is a politician and lawyer. She was most prominent from 2009 to 2012. Shahrizat was born on August 15th, 1953 in Penang, Federation of Malaya.


Nasreen Jalil is a politician. Nasreen was born on February 22nd, 1944 in Lahore.


Ali was given the name Ali bin Abd Jalil on April 8th, 1985 in Malaysia.


She holds the title Miss Ecuador 2013. Constanza was given the name Constanza María Báez Jalil on January 4th, 1991 in Quito. Constanza is also known as Báez Jalil and Constanza María (full name).


How popular is the baby name Jalil in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 5 0 5
1975 7 0 7
1976 6 0 6
1978 8 0 8
1979 6 0 6
1980 7 0 7
1981 5 0 5
1983 6 0 6
1984 11 0 11
1985 18 0 18
1986 30 0 30
1987 52 0 52
1988 44 0 44
1989 61 0 61
1990 37 0 37
1991 76 0 76
1992 64 0 64
1993 58 0 58
1994 71 0 71
1995 83 0 83
1996 93 0 93
1997 90 0 90
1998 78 0 78
1999 100 0 100
2000 113 0 113
2001 109 5 104
2002 108 0 108
2003 82 0 82
2004 108 0 108
2005 111 0 111
2006 86 0 86
2007 106 0 106
2008 94 0 94
2009 92 0 92
2010 82 0 82
2011 94 0 94
2012 77 0 77
2013 70 0 70
2014 56 0 56
2015 47 0 47
2016 69 0 69
2017 50 0 50

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jalil U.S.
  White 22.38% 64.26%
  African American 8.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 42.10% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 21.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jalil

People with the last name Jalil are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Jalil

  • How Popular is the name Jalil? Jalil is the 5,769th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jalil was the 32,236th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jalil have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,570 babies born with the first name Jalil in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jalil to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jalil? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jalil first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jalil is Saturday, April 1st, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Jalil born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jalil was in 2000 with a total of 113 babies.
  • Random Jalil Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jalil is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Jalil: Your name in reverse order is Lilaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Allij. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jalil? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 715 people with the last name Jalil.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jalil? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jalil as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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