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8k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jamaal

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Alt. Meaning

J is for joy, that you always bring.

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for acts, the daily acts of kindness shown to others

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

L is for little, the little things you do.

Notable Persons Named Jamaal

Jamaal Charles is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to present. Jamaal was born on December 27th, 1986 in Port Arthur, Texas.

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Jamaal Lascelles is a soccer player for the Newcastle United F.C., Nottingham Forest F.C., Stevenage F.C., England national under-18 football team, England national under-19 football team, and England national under-20 football team. Jamaal was born on November 11th, 1993 in Derby, England.

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Jamaal Wilkes is a basketball player for the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, and Los Angeles Clippers. His career lasted from 1974 to 1985. Jamaal was born on May 2nd, 1953 in Berkeley, California.

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Jamaal Magloire is a basketball player for the Toronto Raptors, New Orleans Pelicans, Milwaukee Bucks, Portland Trail Blazers, Brooklyn Nets, Dallas Mavericks, and Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association. His career lasted from 2000 to 2012. Jamaal was born on May 21st, 1978 in Toronto.

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Jamaal Tinsley is a basketball player for the Los Angeles D-Fenders, Indiana Pacers, Memphis Grizzlies, and Utah Jazz. His ongoing career started in 2001. Jamaal was born on February 28th, 1978 in Brooklyn.

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Jamaal Franklin is a basketball player for the Shanxi Zhongyu, →Fort Wayne Mad Ants, Zhejiang Lions, Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles D-Fenders, Denver Nuggets, and Shanxi Brave Dragons in the Chinese Basketball Association. His ongoing career started in 2013. Jamaal was born on July 21st, 1991 in Moreno Valley, California.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 6 0 6
1971 11 0 11
1972 5 0 5
1973 9 0 9
1974 8 0 8
1975 63 0 63
1976 237 6 231
1977 209 0 209
1978 199 5 194
1979 203 0 203
1980 446 0 446
1981 387 5 382
1982 724 9 715
1983 587 9 578
1984 403 0 403
1985 346 0 346
1986 258 0 258
1987 264 0 264
1988 253 0 253
1989 251 6 245
1990 233 5 228
1991 256 0 256
1992 228 0 228
1993 193 0 193
1994 177 0 177
1995 144 0 144
1996 135 0 135
1997 112 0 112
1998 116 0 116
1999 122 0 122
2000 110 0 110
2001 101 0 101
2002 133 0 133
2003 117 0 117
2004 111 0 111
2005 117 0 117
2006 125 0 125
2007 118 0 118
2008 87 0 87
2009 102 0 102
2010 88 0 88
2011 75 0 75
2012 82 0 82
2013 62 0 62
2014 61 0 61
2015 65 0 65
2016 71 0 71
2017 69 0 69

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Popularity of Jamaal as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jamaal

  • How Popular is the name Jamaal? Jamaal is the 2,810th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jamaal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,279 babies born with the first name Jamaal in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jamaal to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jamaal? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Jamaal first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jamaal is Sunday, February 24th, 1935.
  • What year had the most people named Jamaal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jamaal was in 1982 with a total of 715 babies.
  • Random Jamaal Factoid: According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jamaal ranks 77th in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 22 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1982.
  • Weird things about the name Jamaal: Your name in reverse order is Laamaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alamja. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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