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Khalil

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Friend
  • #1871 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Khalil in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1957 5 0 5
1960 7 0 7
1961 6 0 6
1962 6 0 6
1964 7 0 7
1965 7 0 7
1966 7 0 7
1967 8 0 8
1968 14 0 14
1969 6 0 6
1970 11 0 11
1971 17 0 17
1972 25 0 25
1973 12 0 12
1974 20 0 20
1975 35 0 35
1976 46 0 46
1977 56 0 56
1978 64 0 64
1979 85 7 78
1980 74 0 74
1981 68 0 68
1982 76 0 76
1983 68 0 68
1984 76 0 76
1985 80 0 80
1986 82 0 82
1987 79 0 79
1988 84 0 84
1989 113 0 113
1990 144 0 144
1991 154 0 154
1992 249 0 249
1993 286 0 286
1994 372 0 372
1995 1,132 14 1,118
1996 720 6 714
1997 577 0 577
1998 617 6 611
1999 705 5 700
2000 625 6 619
2001 626 0 626
2002 589 6 583
2003 555 9 546
2004 628 8 620
2005 572 6 566
2006 598 0 598
2007 560 5 555
2008 563 7 556
2009 559 6 553
2010 520 6 514
2011 589 10 579
2012 620 6 614
2013 609 9 600
2014 630 5 625
2015 628 6 622

Want to know about the popularity of the Khalil baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,671 babies born with the name Khalil in the United States. That's more than enough Khalils to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Khalil" ranks #89 in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 14 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of 705 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Khalil popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Khalil" mean? The list below shows the origins of Khalil as well as things modernly associated with the name Khalil such as celebrities named Khalil.

Origin and Meaning of Khalil

The name "Khalil" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Friend". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Khalil Kain

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

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Khalil Greene

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

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Other Inspirations for the Name Khalil

Khalil Gibran
Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Khalil Gibran Quotes
Khalil Mamoon
Khalil Mamoon Hookah
Khalil Mack
Khalil Underwood

Alternative Meanings

K is for kindness, you always show.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

L is for love, everlasting.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Khalil born Sep 4, 1998

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 Southern China approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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