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Jamar

First Name
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
656
in the U.S.
in 2010
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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.

Origin and Meaning of Jamar

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

Notable Persons With the Name Jamar

Chronixx is a reggae and dancehall musician. He was most active from 2003 to present. Chronixx was given the name Jamar Rolando McNaughton on October 10th, 1992.

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Jamar Loza is a soccer player for the Southend United F.C., Norwich City F.C., Coventry City F.C., Leyton Orient F.C., Yeovil Town F.C., Stevenage F.C., and Jamaica national football team. Jamar was born on May 10th, 1994 in Kingston, Jamaica.

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Jamar Wilson is a basketball player for the VOO Wolves Verviers-Pepinster, Liège Basket, Okapi Aalstar, Espoon Honka, Cairns Taipans, Adelaide 36ers, Rouen Métropole Basket, and KK Partizan in the Basketball League of Serbia and ABA League. He was most active from 2007 to present. Jamar was born on February 22nd, 1984 in The Bronx.

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Jamar Taylor is a football player for the Miami Dolphins. Jamar was born on September 29th, 1990 in San Diego.

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Jamar Smith 2 is a basketball player for the Unicaja, Maine Red Claws, Guaiqueríes de Margarita, BK Prostějov, Hapoel Gilboa Galil, Brose Baskets, Limoges CSP, and Baloncesto Málaga in the Liga ACB and Euroleague. His ongoing career started in 2010. Jamar was born on April 7th, 1987 in Peoria, Illinois.

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Jamar Dixon is a soccer player for the FF Jaro, St. Francis Xavier athletic teams, Victoria Highlanders, BW 90 IF, TP-47, JIPPO, and Canada men's national soccer team. Jamar was born on June 5th, 1989 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jamar

Lord Jamar is a hip hop music musician. His ongoing career started in 1989. Lord was given the name Lorenzo Dechalus on September 17th, 1968. Lord is also known as Lord Jamar.

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Mark Jamar is a notable individual. Mark was born on August 9th, 1983 in Port Pirie.

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Kareem Jamar is a basketball player for the Kolossos Rodou in the Greek Basket League. He has been prominent since 2014. Kareem was born on October 16th, 1992.

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Alexandre Jamar was an important somebody. Alexandre was born on November 6th, 1821 in Brussels. He left this life on August 15th, 1888.

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Dieudonné Jamar is an important person. Dieudonné was born on November 6th, 1878 in Liège.

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How popular is the baby 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 447 0 447
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 358 0 358
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 259 0 259
2012 246 0 246
2013 230 0 230
2014 200 0 200
2015 190 0 190

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Popularity of Jamar as a first name

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Popularity of Jamar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jamar U.S.
  White 44.21% 64.26%
  African American 49.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.51% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jamar

People with the last name Jamar are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Jamar

  • How Popular is the name Jamar? Jamar is the 1,952nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Jamar was the 34,495th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jamar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,750 babies born with the first name Jamar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jamar to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jamar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jamar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jamar is Monday, September 26th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Jamar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jamar was in 1989 with a total of 595 babies.
  • Random Jamar Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jamar ranks 98th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 9 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Jamar: Your name in reverse order is Ramaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jamra. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jamar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 656 people with the last name Jamar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jamar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jamar as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Jamar mean?

Jis for jubilant, the upbeat you!

Ais for artistic, adding beauty to the world

Mis for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

Ais for appreciative, of all you have

Ris for refreshing, the sparkling you.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.