Gender: Masculine
Origin: Arabic جمال
Meaning: “beautiful”

The name comes directly from the Arabic word for beautiful.

Currently, it is the 610th most popular male name in the United States, (2010).

Other forms of the name include:

Djemal (Albanian)
Camal (Azeri)
Ćemal (Bosian)
Džemal (Bosnian)
Gamal (Egyptian)
Djamal (Indonesian)
Hamal” Гамаль (Kazakh/Chechen/Tatar)
Jamaal (Somalian)
Cemal (Turkish/Azeri)

The name was borne by Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918-1970).


  1. http://www.behindthename.com/name/jamal