[ 2 syll. ke-mal, kem-al ] The baby boy name Kemal is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is KAHMAAL †. Kemal is used predominantly in the Turkish language, and it is derived from Arabic and Turkish origins. Turkish origin: Its meaning is derived literally from the word 'kemal'. The name was borne by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881-1938), the founder of modern Turkey.
In addition, Kemal is a variant (Turkish) of the name Kamal (Arabic and English).
Kemal is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Kemal include Kamaal, Kamal, Kamall, Kameal, Kameel, Kameil, Kamiell, Kamil, Kamol, Kamyl, Kaniell, Kanyell, Kanyelle, Kemall, Kenlea, Kenlee, Kenley, Kenli, Kenlie, and Kenly.
† English pronunciation for Kemal: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"