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Origin of the name GAMAL.
Etymology of the name GAMAL.
Meaning of the baby name GAMAL.


GAMAL (גָּמָל).  Hebrew name meaning "camel." (The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English, Fowler, 1919).  Also serves as a short for Gamaliel ("recompense of God").

GAMAL (جمال).  Variant of Arabic Jamal (q.v.), meaning "beauty, elegance, gracefulness," from the pronunciation of Jamal.

... A notable building stands across the way from the mosque.  Gamal el Din el Yahbi, who was a wealthy Arab, took up his residence in Cairo... and built for himself a palace... (History of the World's Fair, Truman-Palmer, 1898)

GAMAL.  Norwegian name, probably derived from the same root as A.S. gamal, meaning "old." (The Teutonic Name-System &c., Ferguson, 1864)

... Then there rode against them some men who were faring down to the town with meal and malt.  There was a man, hight Gamal, who was in the following of the king.  He rode up to one of these bonders, who was a friend of his, and they fell to privy talk.  Said Gamal: "I will make a bargain with thee, that thou ride thy very swiftest by hidden ways, whereby thou knowest it shortest, and come to Earl Hakon and tell him that the king will slay him, whereas the king now knoweth that the earl cast King Svein on land off the Niz."  This bargain they struck between them... (The Stories of the Kings of Norway Called the Round World, Sturluson-Magnusson, 1895)


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