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Gender: Male

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Recompense of God

Pronunciation: guh-MAH-lee-el, /ˌɡæməˈliːəl/, G AE M AH L IY L

Popularity Rank: #14,263

On this page:

  • 1. Gamaliel Meaning
  • 2. Gamaliel Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Gamaliel
  • 4. Translations of Gamaliel
  • 5. Gamaliel Name Popularity
  • 6. Gamaliel popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Gamaliel
  • 8. Gamaliel Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Gamaliel

Gamaliel Meaning

Derived from the Hebrew name גַּמְלִיאֵל (Gamli'el) meaning 'benefit of God'. In the Bible, Gamaliel was a wise and respected Pharisee who advised the Sanhedrin to let the apostles go.

Gamaliel also means "Recompense of God, Camel of God, God is My Reward, Benefit of God".

Gamaliel is commonly found in Mexico, United States of America, Guatemala, and 43 more countries.

Gamaliel Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: guh-MAH-lee-el

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˌɡæməˈliːəl/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: G AE M AH L IY L

G: Pronounce as in "go" (G OW)

AE: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Gamaliel

Gamaliel Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Gamaliel is recorded 3,215 times globally, ranking it as the 14,263th most common name worldwide.

Gamaliel is most prevalent in Mexico, with 1,451 occurrences, making it the 1,053th most popular name in the country.

In Mexico, the name Gamaliel is found among 1 in every 621 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Gamaliel Popularity by Country

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Mexico#1,0531 : 621
United States of America#3,5011 : 2,273
Guatemala#9281 : 925
Colombia#6,0141 : 7,165
Chile#2,9751 : 4,368
Nigeria#8,6771 : 17,309
Peru#7,2141 : 15,397
Costa Rica#2,8841 : 3,350
Panama#3,1941 : 5,186
Cameroon#6,3151 : 17,793
Bolivia#6,5601 : 14,885

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Gamaliel popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Gamaliel from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Gamaliel

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Gamaliel Name Poster

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GamleshNov 23, 2019

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