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What does the name "Khalil" mean?

Khalil (Arabic): Friend

The name "Khalil" is of Arabic origin and it means "Friend". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

K is for kid, the child within.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

L is for love, your love of life!

Your name in reverse order is "Lilahk". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Khlail". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Khalil" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Khalil? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,032 babies born with the name Khalil in the United States. That's more than enough Khalils to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1957 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Khalil" was in 1995 with a total of 1,118 babies. (That's a lot of baby Khalils)

According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Khalil" ranks #83 in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 17 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2003. Across the entire United States a total of 555 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Khalil popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Khalil in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Khalil

Khalil Kain

Khalil Kain is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1992 to present. Khalil was born in 1965 as Khaliloeron Kain in New York, New York, United States.


Khalil Greene

Khalil Greene is a MLB player. Khalil was born in 1979 in Butler, Pennsylvania.


Past life for Khalil born Aug 30, 1971

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 750. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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