First Name
103
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jamala

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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

L is for little, the little things you do.

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

Notable Persons Named Jamala

Jamala is a jazz, blues, soul music, opera, and electronic music musician. She has had major accomplishments since 2005. Jamala was given the name Susana Jamaladynova on August 27th, 1983 in Osh.

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Jamala was born in 1977. She passed away on December 15th, 2012.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jamala

Jamala is a jazz, blues, soul music, opera, and electronic music musician. She has had major accomplishments since 2005. Jamala was given the name Susana Jamaladynova on August 27th, 1983 in Osh.

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Rashid Jamala is a sports team member for the Al-Najma.

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Fun Facts about the name Jamala

  • How Popular is the name Jamala? Jamala is the 36,175th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jamala have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 103 babies born with the first name Jamala in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jamala to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jamala? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jamala first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jamala is Saturday, July 6th, 1929.
  • What year had the most people named Jamala born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jamala was in 1979 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Jamala Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jamala is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Jamala: Your name in reverse order is Alamaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amjaal. 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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