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11k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Jamel

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1k Jameelah (Arabic)
< 1k Jamilee (American)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1950 5 0 5
1956 5 0 5
1959 5 0 5
1960 5 0 5
1961 13 5 8
1962 6 0 6
1963 8 0 8
1964 14 5 9
1965 8 0 8
1966 15 5 10
1967 22 9 13
1968 25 5 20
1969 60 13 47
1970 51 14 37
1971 88 10 78
1972 109 16 93
1973 149 13 136
1974 159 8 151
1975 200 15 185
1976 245 14 231
1977 246 11 235
1978 308 14 294
1979 290 17 273
1980 294 18 276
1981 246 8 238
1982 296 14 282
1983 331 12 319
1984 299 12 287
1985 316 13 303
1986 344 16 328
1987 342 12 330
1988 374 13 361
1989 351 5 346
1990 370 11 359
1991 358 13 345
1992 314 7 307
1993 295 8 287
1994 306 5 301
1995 236 9 227
1996 252 5 247
1997 208 7 201
1998 214 0 214
1999 237 0 237
2000 201 0 201
2001 191 0 191
2002 218 0 218
2003 204 5 199
2004 182 0 182
2005 207 0 207
2006 194 0 194
2007 204 0 204
2008 182 0 182
2009 204 0 204
2010 178 0 178
2011 149 0 149
2012 140 0 140
2013 138 0 138
2014 103 0 103
2015 119 0 119

Want to know about the popularity of the Jamel baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,833 babies born with the name Jamel in the United States. That's more than enough Jamels to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jamel" was in 1988 with a total of 361 babies.

According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jamel" is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1995. Across the entire United States a total of only 236 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Jamel popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jamel" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jamel as well as things modernly associated with the name Jamel such as celebrities named Jamel.

Origin and Meaning of Jamel

The name "Jamel" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Beautiful". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Jamel

Jamel Clagett
Jamel Debbouze
Jamel Dexter Mcguire
Jamel Germany
Jamel Mackabee
Jamel Shabazz
Jamel Cook
Jamel Dean
Jamel Herring
Jamel Johnson
Jamel Melvin

Alternative Meanings

J is for jolly, the fun side!

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

Your name in reverse order is "Lemaj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Elajm". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Jamel born Sep 26, 1962

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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