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Gender: M Meaning of Jamal: "handsome" Origin of Jamal: Arabic Jamal's Popularity in 2014: #764

Popular in the Mideast and among African-American parents, though slightly less than it was a decade ago, after appearing as a character in Disney's Aladdin -- albeit an evil one; also the name of the young hero of the film Slumdog Millionaire.

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Famous People Named Jamal

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Jamal Mashburn, American basketball player
Jamal Aziz Othman, Swiss figure skater

Pop Culture References for the Name Jamal

Jamal Malik, main character in film "Slumdog Millionaire"
Jamal Lyon, character on TV's "Empire"
Jamal Wallace, character in film "Finding Forrester"

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Jamal's International Variations

Gamal (Arabic) Cemal (Turkish)

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