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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jamilah

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Alt. Meaning

J is for joy, that you always bring.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

L is for love, everlasting.

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

Notable Persons Named Jamilah

Jamilah was born on October 17th, 1972 in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. Jamilah is also known as Williams and Jenise (birth name).

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Jamilah Lemieux is a feminism and race (human categorization) columnist, editor, cultural critic, and editing. Jamilah was born in Chicago.

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Jamilah Kolocotronis is an islamic fiction author. Jamilah was given the name Linda Kolocotronis in 1956.

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Jamilah was born on July 7th, 1986 in New Plymouth, New Zealand. Jamilah is also known as Palu and Jamilah.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1965 6 6 0
1966 6 6 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 5 5 0
1970 11 11 0
1971 12 12 0
1972 20 20 0
1973 19 19 0
1974 22 22 0
1975 27 27 0
1976 51 51 0
1977 79 73 6
1978 57 52 5
1979 67 62 5
1980 37 37 0
1981 40 40 0
1982 49 49 0
1983 42 42 0
1984 44 44 0
1985 62 62 0
1986 54 54 0
1987 49 49 0
1988 46 46 0
1989 51 51 0
1990 45 45 0
1991 46 46 0
1992 59 59 0
1993 70 70 0
1994 59 59 0
1995 53 53 0
1996 42 42 0
1997 53 53 0
1998 43 43 0
1999 62 62 0
2000 43 43 0
2001 57 57 0
2002 43 43 0
2003 33 33 0
2004 40 40 0
2005 42 42 0
2006 45 45 0
2007 43 43 0
2008 43 43 0
2009 53 53 0
2010 37 37 0
2011 56 56 0
2012 48 48 0
2013 62 62 0
2014 58 58 0
2015 46 46 0
2016 50 50 0
2017 44 44 0

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Popularity of Jamilah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jamilah

  • How Popular is the name Jamilah? Jamilah is the 6,311th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jamilah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,236 babies born with the first name Jamilah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jamilah to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jamilah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Jamilah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jamilah is Wednesday, November 19th, 1919.
  • What year had the most people named Jamilah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jamilah was in 1977 with a total of 73 babies.
  • Random Jamilah Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jamilah is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Jamilah: Your name in reverse order is Halimaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ljaaimh. 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).
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