US Popularity:2144
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.

Amal Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Amal is currently #702 on The Bump
Boy:Amal is currently #400 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Amal is currently #512 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Amal is currently #2144 in U.S. births
Boy:Amal is currently #7282 in U.S. births
Girl:Amal is currently #1188 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 18
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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