Jamal Family History

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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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Jamal Family Origin

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Jamal Family Occupations

What did your Jamal ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clock Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jamal. 25% of Jamal men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Jamal women worked as a Clock Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jamal were Weaver and Salesman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Insurance Agent
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Weaver
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clock Clerk
    50%
  • Salesman
    50%

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

Jamal Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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

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Draft Card

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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Jamal Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jamal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jamal ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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