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Jamal Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic jamal ‘beauty’, ‘grace’. This name is also found in compounds such as Jamal ud-Din ‘Beauty of Religion’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kamal, Jamil, Samad, Jalil, Jamar, Kamel, Amar, Zaman, Jalali, Aman

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Where is the Jamal family from?

You can see how Jamal families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jamal family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Jamal families living in New York. This was about 25% of all the recorded Jamal's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Jamal families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jamal surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jamal ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jamal ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 209 census records available for the last name Jamal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jamal census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 882 immigration records available for the last name Jamal. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 369 military records available for the last name Jamal. For the veterans among your Jamal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jamal lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Jamal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Jamal in 1966 was 79, and 48 in 2004.

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