Popularity:2133
Origin:Arabic
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:Hope; Labour, hard work; Pure
Amal is a gender-neutral name of Arabic and Hebrew origin. With meanings that range from "labor" and "hard work" to "pure" and "hope," this name can encompass everything that you want to see in baby's future. This name might be best known as a girl's name, thanks to the likes of famed human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney, but it's also totally appropriate to use as a boy's name. Amal is also a form of the masculine name Hamal, and the feminine name Amala.
Sources
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lanksy

  • Behind the name, Amal (1) November 2019

  • Name Doctor, Amal

  • Abarim Publications, Amal meaning

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