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since 1880
Last Name
3k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Kamal

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1946 5 0 5
1958 6 0 6
1964 6 0 6
1966 5 0 5
1968 6 0 6
1969 10 0 10
1970 20 0 20
1971 6 0 6
1972 18 0 18
1973 31 0 31
1974 30 0 30
1975 26 0 26
1976 34 0 34
1977 64 5 59
1978 60 0 60
1979 71 5 66
1980 57 0 57
1981 40 0 40
1982 51 0 51
1983 41 0 41
1984 42 0 42
1985 39 0 39
1986 38 0 38
1987 45 0 45
1988 34 0 34
1989 40 0 40
1990 47 0 47
1991 62 5 57
1992 54 0 54
1993 64 0 64
1994 66 0 66
1995 73 0 73
1996 81 0 81
1997 79 10 69
1998 59 0 59
1999 74 0 74
2000 86 0 86
2001 89 0 89
2002 87 0 87
2003 61 0 61
2004 66 0 66
2005 79 0 79
2006 56 0 56
2007 71 0 71
2008 60 0 60
2009 97 0 97
2010 69 0 69
2011 58 0 58
2012 52 0 52
2013 55 0 55
2014 44 0 44
2015 49 0 49

Fun Facts about the name Kamal

  • How many people with the first name Kamal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,563 babies born with the first name Kamal in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kamal 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 Kamal? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1946 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kamal first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kamal is Sunday, January 1st, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Kamal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kamal was in 2009 with a total of 97 babies.
  • Random Kamal Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kamal is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Kamal: Your name in reverse order is Lamak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Klama. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kamal? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,623 people with the last name Kamal.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kamal? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kamal as their last name since less than 1 person in 112k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Kamal as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kamal U.S.
  White 28.10% 64.26%
  African American 5.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 59.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.23% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kamal

People with the last name Kamal 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 "Kamal" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kamal as well as things modernly associated with the name Kamal such as celebrities named Kamal.

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Kamal

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

  1. A male given name derived from the Arabic کمال meaning perfection.
  2. A male given name derived from the Hindi कमल meaning lotus.

Kamal was also found in the following language(s): Azeri

Kamal Hassan

Kamal Hassan is a film actor, producer, director, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1959 to present. Kamal was born in 1954 in Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Kamal

Kamal Givens
Kamal Haasan
Kamal Shalorus
Kamal Al Mana
Kamal Haasan Age
Kamal Hadine
Kamal Nawash

What does the name Kamal mean?

Kis for kindness, you always show.

Ais for appreciative, of all you have

Mis for mirth, your laughter.

Ais for accountable, someone to be counted on

Lis for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

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