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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kamel

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  • According to a user from Florida, United States, the name Kamel is of Arabic origin and means "Kamel is an Arabic name, often a surname, which means "perfection" or "complete".".
  • According to a user from Ghana, the name Kamel is of Hebrew origin and means "Vineyard".

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Wiktionary

From Middle High German kembel, kemmel, kamel, from Greek κάμηλος (kámēlos), from a Semitic root.

  1. a camel
  2. a dumb person

Notable Persons Named Kamel

Kamel was born on June 17th, 1970 in Mostaganem.

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Kamel Ghilas is a soccer player for the AS Cannes, Vitória S.C., Celta de Vigo, Hull City A.F.C., AC Arles-Avignon, Stade de Reims, R. Charleroi S.C., and Algeria national football team. Kamel was born on March 9th, 1984 in Marseille, France.

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Kamel was born Kamel Ouali on December 15th, 1971.

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Kamil Mohammed Taher al-Husayni was an islam. Kamil was given the name Kamel ibn Mohammad Taher ibn Mostafa Taher ibn al-Husayni on February 23rd, 1867. He died on March 31st, 1921.

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Kamel was born in 1946.

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Kamel Messaoudi was a chaabi (algeria) musician. Kamel was born on January 30th, 1961 in Bouzaréah. He passed away on December 10th, 1998.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kamel

Stanley Kamel was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1969 to 2008. Stanley was born on January 1st, 1943 in South River, New Jersey, U.S. Stanley is also known as Stanley Camel and Stan Kamel. He left this life on April 8th, 2008.

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Hussein Kamel is a monarch. He holds the title 150, Sultan of Egypt, Sudan, and 150px. His most notable accomplishments were from 1914 to 1917.

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Hakim is a folk music, shaabi, middle east, belly dance, and al jeel singing and actor. He was most active from 1992 to present. Hakim was given the name Abdel Hakim Abdel Samad Kamel on October 7th, 1962 in Cairo.

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Georg Joseph Kamel was a scientist in the field of botany. Georg was born on April 21st, 1661 in Brno. He passed away on May 2nd, 1706.

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Mahdi Kamel is a soccer player for the Al Shorta SC, Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya, Iraq national under-20 football team, Iraq national under-23 football team, and Iraq national football team. Mahdi was born on January 6th, 1995 in Baghdad.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 6 0 6
1974 6 0 6
1976 9 0 9
1977 7 0 7
1978 8 0 8
1979 14 0 14
1980 9 0 9
1981 6 0 6
1982 6 0 6
1983 9 0 9
1984 6 0 6
1985 6 0 6
1986 11 0 11
1987 9 0 9
1988 9 0 9
1989 11 0 11
1990 8 0 8
1991 15 0 15
1992 11 0 11
1993 12 0 12
1994 17 0 17
1995 16 0 16
1996 14 0 14
1998 13 0 13
1999 16 0 16
2000 6 0 6
2001 11 0 11
2002 16 0 16
2003 18 0 18
2004 13 0 13
2005 17 0 17
2006 11 0 11
2007 17 0 17
2008 20 0 20
2009 12 0 12
2010 14 0 14
2011 15 0 15
2012 24 0 24
2013 9 0 9
2014 11 0 11
2015 9 0 9
2016 14 0 14
2017 11 0 11

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Popularity of Kamel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kamel U.S.
  White 87.75% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.86% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.98% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kamel

People with the last name Kamel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kamel

  • How Popular is the name Kamel? Kamel is the 16,275th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kamel was the 18,633rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kamel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 502 babies born with the first name Kamel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kamel to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kamel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kamel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kamel is Friday, February 23rd, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Kamel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kamel was in 2012 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Kamel Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kamel is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Kamel: Your name in reverse order is Lemak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lkmae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kamel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,477 people with the last name Kamel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kamel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kamel 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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