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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Khalilah

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Friend
  • #7746 All Time
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How popular is the name "Khalilah" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 17 17 0
1976 205 205 0
1977 166 166 0
1978 143 143 0
1979 127 127 0
1980 97 97 0
1981 67 67 0
1982 49 49 0
1983 44 44 0
1984 26 26 0
1985 41 41 0
1986 22 22 0
1987 23 23 0
1988 11 11 0
1989 19 19 0
1990 13 13 0
1991 20 20 0
1992 16 16 0
1993 27 27 0
1994 23 23 0
1995 22 22 0
1996 16 16 0
1997 25 25 0
1998 24 24 0
1999 21 21 0
2000 24 24 0
2001 19 19 0
2002 23 23 0
2003 14 14 0
2004 23 23 0
2005 17 17 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 10 10 0
2008 14 14 0
2009 14 14 0
2010 12 12 0
2011 10 10 0
2012 17 17 0
2013 13 13 0
2014 14 14 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Khalilah? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,503 babies born with the name Khalilah in the United States. That's more than enough Khalilahs to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given to 17 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Khalilah" was in 1976 with a total of 205 babies.

According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Khalilah" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1987. Across the entire United States a total of only 23 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Khalilah popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Khalilah

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

Alternative Meanings

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

A is for activities, for you have many.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

Your name in reverse order is "Halilahk". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Llkaiahh". 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 Khalilah born May 30, 1950

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Newfoundland approximately on 800. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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