[ 2 syll. ja-mal, jam-al ] The baby girl name Jamal is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced JHaa-MAA-L †. Jamal's origin and use are both in the Arabic language. It is derived literally from the word jamal which is of the meaning 'beauty'. The female name is common in countries such as Syria. See Jamal for more information.
Jamal is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Jamal has primarily been a boy name in the last century.
Baby names that sound like Jamal include Jahnelle (English), Jamell, Jamelle, Janel (English), Janele (English), Janell (English), Janelle (English and French), Janely, Janille (English), Janyll (English), Jaynell (English), Jaynelle, Jeanell (English), Jeanelle (English), Jeneale, Jeneel, Jeneele, Jeneil, Jeneile, and Jenel.
† English pronunciation for Jamal: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"