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Jamil Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic jamil ‘handsome’, ‘good-looking’.

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


Similar surnames: Jalil, Jamal, Amin, Kamel, Kamal, Hamid, Amir, Yamin, Sami, Jasmin

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Where is the Jamil family from?

You can see how Jamil families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jamil family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Jamil families were found in Scotland in 1871. In 1920 there was 1 Jamil family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Jamil's in USA. New York had the highest population of Jamil families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jamil surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jamil ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Labor was the top reported job for people in the USA named Jamil. 100% of Jamil men worked as a Farm Labor. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farm Labor
    100%
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Census Records

There are 261 census records available for the last name Jamil. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jamil 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 339 immigration records available for the last name Jamil. 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 75 military records available for the last name Jamil. For the veterans among your Jamil ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jamil lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2003, in the United States, Jamil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Jamil in 1969 was 69, and 49 in 2003.

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