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since 1880
Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Jamil

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7k Jamila (Arabic)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1931 5 0 5
1948 5 0 5
1955 7 0 7
1957 6 0 6
1958 6 0 6
1959 5 0 5
1960 7 0 7
1961 10 0 10
1962 10 0 10
1963 12 0 12
1964 18 0 18
1965 23 0 23
1966 17 0 17
1967 22 5 17
1968 34 6 28
1969 21 0 21
1970 54 5 49
1971 46 0 46
1972 57 7 50
1973 55 0 55
1974 85 0 85
1975 103 10 93
1976 149 9 140
1977 158 11 147
1978 166 9 157
1979 164 11 153
1980 168 10 158
1981 147 8 139
1982 159 8 151
1983 163 20 143
1984 123 6 117
1985 143 0 143
1986 156 6 150
1987 164 6 158
1988 149 8 141
1989 180 11 169
1990 198 9 189
1991 222 8 214
1992 203 10 193
1993 183 9 174
1994 205 6 199
1995 168 7 161
1996 165 6 159
1997 157 6 151
1998 152 6 146
1999 158 9 149
2000 199 6 193
2001 192 6 186
2002 176 5 171
2003 164 0 164
2004 164 0 164
2005 157 0 157
2006 146 5 141
2007 169 0 169
2008 163 0 163
2009 156 0 156
2010 143 0 143
2011 134 0 134
2012 106 0 106
2013 89 0 89
2014 108 0 108
2015 110 0 110

Fun Facts about the name Jamil

  • How many people with the first name Jamil have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,984 babies born with the first name Jamil in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jamil 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 Jamil? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1931 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jamil first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jamil is Tuesday, February 3rd, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Jamil born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jamil was in 1991 with a total of 214 babies.
  • Random Jamil Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jamil is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Jamil: Your name in reverse order is Limaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Imjla. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Jamil? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,484 people with the last name Jamil.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Jamil? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Jamil as their last name since less than 1 person in 200k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Jamil as a first name

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Popularity of Jamil as a last name

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Common last names for Jamil

  • Sayegh

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Jamil U.S.
  White 34.50% 64.26%
  African American 2.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 54.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.20% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Jamil

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Jamil

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

Other Inspirations for the Name Jamil

Jamil Hardwick
Jamil Smith
Jamil Douglas
Jamil Walker
Jamil Jaffer
Jamil Kamara
Jamil Alam
Jamil El-reedy
Jamil Mahuad

Notable Persons With the Last Name Jamil

Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil is a tv and radio presenter. Jameela was born in 1986 in Hampstead Heath, London, England.

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What does the name Jamil mean?

Jis for jolly, the fun side!

Ais for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Mis for mighty, your inner strength.

Iis for intuitive, others should trust your instincts

Lis for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

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