Jamila

First Name
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Jamila mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Jamila

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  • A submission from Mississippi, United States says the name Jamila means "Beautiful" and is of English origin.
  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Jamila is of Arabic origin and means "Beautiful".
  • A user from North Carolina, United States says the name Jamila is of Arabic origin and means "Beautiful".
  • A submission from Egypt says the name Jamila means "Beautiful" and is of Arabic origin.

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Arabic جَمِيلَة (jamīla, “beautiful”)

  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Jamila

Mila J is a contemporary r&b and hip hop music singing, songwriter, and dance. She was most active from 1995 to present. Mila was given the name Jamila Aiko Aba Chilombo on November 18th, 1982 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Mila is also known as Mila J, Japallonia, Karate ChopHer, Heika, and Japollonia.

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Jamila Woods is a soul music and hip hop music singing, songwriter, and poet. Jamila was born in United States.

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Jamila Velazquez is an actress. She was most prominent from 2011 to present. Jamila was born on November 27th, 1995 in South Bronx.

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Jamila was born on January 7th, 1934 in Shimla.

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Jamila Bey is a journalist. Jamila was born in 1976.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jamila

Dowager was born in 1961 in Lens, Pas-de-Calais. Dowager is also known as Lady Shaftesbury; Djamila M'Barek.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 5 5 0
1963 8 8 0
1964 6 6 0
1965 8 8 0
1966 5 5 0
1967 9 9 0
1968 9 9 0
1969 11 11 0
1970 18 18 0
1971 22 22 0
1972 57 57 0
1973 103 103 0
1974 182 182 0
1975 177 177 0
1976 205 205 0
1977 418 418 0
1978 326 326 0
1979 272 272 0
1980 226 226 0
1981 195 195 0
1982 217 217 0
1983 173 173 0
1984 166 166 0
1985 143 143 0
1986 192 192 0
1987 191 191 0
1988 170 170 0
1989 213 213 0
1990 236 236 0
1991 226 226 0
1992 211 211 0
1993 238 238 0
1994 211 211 0
1995 192 192 0
1996 159 159 0
1997 117 117 0
1998 126 126 0
1999 118 118 0
2000 109 109 0
2001 97 97 0
2002 111 111 0
2003 82 82 0
2004 95 95 0
2005 79 79 0
2006 82 82 0
2007 97 97 0
2008 106 106 0
2009 72 72 0
2010 74 74 0
2011 87 87 0
2012 75 75 0
2013 94 94 0
2014 94 94 0
2015 106 106 0
2016 119 119 0
2017 111 111 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Jamila

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Jamila as a first name

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Common last names for Jamila

  • Begum

Fun Facts about the name Jamila

  • How Popular is the name Jamila? Jamila is the 3,041st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jamila have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,251 babies born with the first name Jamila in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jamila 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 Jamila? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jamila first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jamila is Sunday, June 26th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Jamila born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jamila was in 1977 with a total of 418 babies.
  • Random Jamila Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jamila is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 14 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Jamila: Your name in reverse order is Alimaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aaijlm. 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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