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  1. Jamalnoun

    A male given name.


  1. Jamal

    Jamal (Arabic: جمال Jamāl/Ǧamāl ) is an Arabic masculine given name, meaning "beauty", and a surname. It is used in the Middle East, North Africa, West Africa, East Africa, Central Asia, the Caucasus, the Balkans, and predominantly Muslim countries in South Asia. It is also used amongst African Americans and some Turkic peoples in Russia. In Egypt, the name is pronounced [ɡæˈmæːl] and as such is normally transliterated Gamal. Tunisians and Somalis may spell it Jamel or Jamal. Algerians spell it Djamel. Somalis mainly spell this name as Jamaal. In Turkish, the name is transliterated as Cemal, in Albanian as Xhemal (though not to be confused with Shamil), and in Serbian, Croatian, and Bosnian as Džemal or Ćemo.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. JAMAL

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Jamal is ranked #11081 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Jamal surname appeared 2,864 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Jamal.

    50.1% or 1,436 total occurrences were Asian.
    29.3% or 840 total occurrences were White.
    13.7% or 393 total occurrences were Black.
    4.6% or 133 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.9% or 55 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.2% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jamal in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jamal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Jamal in a Sentence

  1. Joe Biden:

    I always bring up human rights. I always bring up human rights, but my position on Jamal Khashoggi has been so clear. If anyone doesn't understand it in Saudi Arabia or anywhere else, then they haven't been around for a while.

  2. Mike Pompeo:

    We want to make sure everyone understands that the United States believes that the killing of Jamal Khashoggi wasn't anything other than a horrific act.

  3. Senator Paul:

    Yesterday the Saudi foreign minister chose to lecture me on television about the Jamal Khashoggi murder, he said my opinion was based on emotion and speculation and that we should presume innocence for the crown prince. My response to him is that it takes a lot of damn gall for Saudi Arabia, with a dictatorship with 3,000 political prisoners held without trial, to lecture the US on the presumption of innocence.

  4. Abdullah Alaoudh:

    Our message today, is that we will not move on, jamal's legacy will live on, no matter the normalization efforts.

  5. Phil Mickelson:

    They’re scary motherf-----s to get involved with, we know they killed [Washington Post contributor Jamal] Khashoggi and have a horrible record on human rights. They execute people over there for being gay. Knowing all of this, why would I even consider it? Because this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reshape how the PGA Tour operates.

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