Gender: Female Meaning of Jamila: "beautiful, graceful" Origin of Jamila: Arabic

The name Jamila is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "beautiful, graceful". Jamila and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover 10 times".

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lindseylou89 Says:


I worked with a Jamila and she was African American, beautiful, funny, smart, and hard working - really love this name with the way it sounds.