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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kalil

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  • A user from Arkansas, United States says the name Kalil is of English origin and means "Friend".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Kalil

Kalil Wilson is a jazz soul classical r&b and jazz musician, singer, and voice teacher. He has been prominent since 1995. Kalil was born on October 8th, 1981.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kalil

Matt Kalil is a football player for the Minnesota Vikings. Matt was born on July 6th, 1989 in Corona, California.


Ryan Kalil is a football player. Ryan was born on March 29th, 1985 in Tucson, Arizona.


Thomas was born on October 4th, 1963.


Frank Kalil is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1982 to 1985. Frank was born on September 1st, 1959 in Ajo, Arizona.


Antônio was born in 1925. Antônio is also known as Turcao.


Leonardo Kalil is a sports team member for the Albirex Niigata.


How popular is the baby name Kalil in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 6 0 6
1981 6 0 6
1985 5 0 5
1986 10 0 10
1987 5 0 5
1988 5 0 5
1989 11 0 11
1990 15 0 15
1991 15 0 15
1992 19 0 19
1993 25 0 25
1994 32 0 32
1995 46 0 46
1996 49 0 49
1997 41 0 41
1998 42 0 42
1999 46 0 46
2000 61 0 61
2001 58 0 58
2002 61 0 61
2003 52 0 52
2004 53 0 53
2005 61 0 61
2006 54 0 54
2007 51 0 51
2008 49 0 49
2009 51 0 51
2010 37 0 37
2011 29 0 29
2012 35 0 35
2013 26 0 26
2014 27 0 27
2015 22 0 22
2016 30 0 30
2017 24 0 24
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Kalil

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Kalil as a first name

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Popularity of Kalil as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kalil U.S.
  White 86.18% 64.26%
  African American 4.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.47% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kalil

People with the last name Kalil are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kalil

  • How Popular is the name Kalil? Kalil is the 9,593rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Kalil was the 21,393rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kalil have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,159 babies born with the first name Kalil in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kalil to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kalil? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kalil first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kalil is Wednesday, September 22nd, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Kalil born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kalil was in 2000 with a total of 61 babies.
  • Random Kalil Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kalil is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Kalil: Your name in reverse order is Lilak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alkli. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kalil? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,223 people with the last name Kalil.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kalil? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kalil as their last name since less than 1 person in 244k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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