[ 2 syll. a-mal, am-al ] The baby boy name Amal is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is aa-MAA-L †.
1: Amal is an Arabic, English, and Hebrew name of Hebrew origin. Biblical name: The name's meaning is work. The name was borne by an Asherite in the Old Testament of the Bible. It is also known from the opera Amahl and the Night Visitors (1951), which is a popular Christmas classic.
Amahl, Amalea, Amalee, Amaleigh, Amaley, Amali, Amalie, Amaly, Amel (French), and Ammal are variants of Amal.
2: Amal's origin, as well as its use, is in the Arabic language. The meaning here is hope, expectation, aspiration.
In addition, Amal is a German variant of Emil.
See also the related categories, night (dark), hope (heart), biblical, hebrew, christmas, opera, and arabic.
Amal is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Amal include Amahl, Amel, Amiell, Amil, Amol, Amul, Amyl, Anael, Aneal, Anil, Aniol, Anjel, Anmol, Anwil, Anwill, Anwyl, Anwyll, Amali, Amalie, and Ami-El.
† English pronunciation for Amal: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"