Kamel Family History
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Kamel Name Meaning
Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic kamil ‘perfect’, ‘complete’. Compare Kamal. German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from kamel ‘camel’ (Latin camelus, Greek kamelos; cf. Hebrew gamal). This was a common house sign in central Europe in the later Middle Ages, and the surname generally denoted someone who lived in a house bearing this sign. It may also have been a nickname for an ill-tempered or clumsy person, or as a Jewish name it was probably ornamental.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press