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Pronunciation Central Arabia: [dʒæˈmæːl]
Levant: [ʒaˈmaːl]
Tunisia: [ʒæˈmɛːl]
Egypt: [ɡæˈmæːl]
English: /əˈmɑːl/[1]
Gender Male
Word/name Arabic
Meaning Beauty
Region of origin Arab world
Other names
Related names Cemal, Cemil, Jamil;
Jamila (feminine)

Jamal (Arabic: جمالJamāl/Ǧamāl ) is an Arabic masculine given name, meaning "beauty".[2] The use of this name is widespread across the Muslim world.

In Egypt the name is pronounced [ɡæˈmæːl] and so is normally spelled Gamal . Tunisians may spell it Jamel. In Turkish, the name is transliterated as Cemal, Albanian as Xhemal and in Bosnian as Džemal.

Notable people with given name[edit]

Notable people with this surname[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]


  • Jamal (band), Polish hip-hop, ragauaffin, reggae and dancehall band

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Jamal at Dictionary.com
  2. ^ Jamal at BehindTheName.com

External links[edit]

  • The dictionary definition of جمال at Wiktionary