The name Jamal is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "beauty". Jamal is ranked #759 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Handsome Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".
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Jamal is an Arabic boys’ name meaning "beauty." Jamal and its variants are popular in the Muslim community, although Jamal’s popularity within the US has decreased in recent years.
Jamal has been used for at least one memorable character: the young hero of the 2008 film Slumdog Millionaire. Other variations are the Bosnian Džemal (prn: Jemal) and Egyptian Gamal.