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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jameel

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Alt. Meaning

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

E is for elate, you make others happy.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

L is for lucky, who is more?

Notable Persons Named Jameel

Jamie Farr is an actor. He was most active from 1955 to present. Jamie was given the name Jameel Joseph Farah on July 1st, 1934 in Toledo, Ohio, U.S.

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Jim Al-Khalili is a in the fields of nuclear physics, quantum mechanics, and quantum biology. Jim was given the name Jameel Sadik Al-Khalili on September 20th, 1962 in Baghdad.

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Jameel Khan is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1999.

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Jameel McCline is a boxer. Jameel was born on May 20th, 1970 in New York, U.S.

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Jameel McKay is a basketball player for the Iowa State Cyclones and Iowa State Cyclones men's basketball in the Big 12 Conference. Jameel was born on September 14th, 1992 in Milwaukee.

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Jameel Warney is an athlete for the Stony Brook Seawolves and Stony Brook Seawolves men's basketball in the America East Conference. Jameel was born on January 31st, 1994 in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jameel

Tariq was born on January 1st, 1954.

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Jameel was born on June 12th, 1929 in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.

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Yusuf was born on March 3rd, 1958 in Srinagar.

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Mohamed Jameel is a soccer player for the VB Addu FC, Hurriyya SC, Club Valencia, New Radiant S.C., Victory Sports Club, and Maldives national football team. Mohamed was born on October 4th, 1975 in Eydhafushi.

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Saif Jameel is a sports team member for the Al-Talaba SC.

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Salim Jameel is an athlete for the Samawa FC.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1968 5 0 5
1970 12 0 12
1971 9 0 9
1972 10 0 10
1973 19 0 19
1974 10 0 10
1975 21 0 21
1976 74 0 74
1977 127 7 120
1978 123 0 123
1979 122 5 117
1980 111 0 111
1981 90 0 90
1982 81 0 81
1983 69 0 69
1984 64 0 64
1985 66 0 66
1986 44 0 44
1987 40 0 40
1988 44 0 44
1989 52 0 52
1990 63 0 63
1991 96 6 90
1992 101 0 101
1993 94 0 94
1994 86 0 86
1995 84 0 84
1996 73 0 73
1997 59 0 59
1998 57 0 57
1999 56 0 56
2000 68 0 68
2001 70 0 70
2002 57 0 57
2003 58 0 58
2004 59 0 59
2005 61 0 61
2006 64 0 64
2007 48 0 48
2008 46 0 46
2009 45 0 45
2010 30 0 30
2011 41 0 41
2012 29 0 29
2013 35 0 35
2014 37 0 37
2015 34 0 34
2016 41 0 41
2017 48 0 48

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Popularity of Jameel as a first name

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Popularity of Jameel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jameel U.S.
  White 42.33% 64.26%
  African American 5.56% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 45.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.29% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jameel

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

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Fun Facts about the name Jameel

  • How Popular is the name Jameel? Jameel is the 5,419th most popular name of all time. As a last name Jameel was the 54,530th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Jameel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,833 babies born with the first name Jameel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jameel 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 Jameel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jameel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jameel is Saturday, February 15th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Jameel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jameel was in 1978 with a total of 123 babies.
  • Random Jameel Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jameel is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Jameel: Your name in reverse order is Leemaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jeamle. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jameel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 378 people with the last name Jameel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jameel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jameel as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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