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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Khalif

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  1. The civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth ("many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world")
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  1. Alternative form of caliph

Notable Persons Named Khalif

Khalif Mitchell is a football player. Khalif was born on April 7th, 1985 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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Khalif Barnes is a football player for the Oakland Raiders. He was most prominent from 2005 to present. Khalif was born on April 21st, 1982 in San Diego.

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Khalif Wyatt is a basketball player for the Guangdong Southern Tigers, Springfield Armor, and Hapoel Eilat in the Israeli Basketball Premier League. His most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present. Khalif was born on June 10th, 1991.

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Khalif Ahmed Ereg is a Minister of National Security of Somalia and Minister of National Security ofSomalia.

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Khalif was born in 1948 in Al Hashimiyya, Jordan. Khalif is also known as Gharaybeh and Khalif.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Khalif

Mariyam Khalif is an actor, model (people), actress, and model. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2012 to present. Mariyam was given the name Mariyam on April 11th, 2007 in Karachi.

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Burhan Khalif is an athlete for the Tyresö FF (men).

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Amer Khalif is a soccer player.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 7 0 7
1971 6 0 6
1973 6 0 6
1974 7 0 7
1975 19 0 19
1976 13 0 13
1977 20 0 20
1978 20 0 20
1979 22 0 22
1980 23 0 23
1981 16 0 16
1982 33 0 33
1983 29 0 29
1984 20 0 20
1985 27 0 27
1986 26 0 26
1987 35 0 35
1988 34 0 34
1989 29 0 29
1990 31 0 31
1991 52 0 52
1992 55 0 55
1993 52 0 52
1994 53 0 53
1995 53 0 53
1996 46 0 46
1997 38 0 38
1998 36 0 36
1999 41 0 41
2000 51 0 51
2001 21 0 21
2002 34 0 34
2003 27 0 27
2004 30 0 30
2005 24 0 24
2006 25 0 25
2007 34 0 34
2008 32 0 32
2009 20 0 20
2010 31 0 31
2011 47 0 47
2012 30 0 30
2013 53 0 53
2014 38 0 38
2015 38 0 38
2016 38 0 38
2017 45 0 45

Where is the name Khalif popular?

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Popularity of Khalif as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Khalif U.S.
  White 15.49% 64.26%
  African American 81.69% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Khalif

People with the last name Khalif are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Khalif

  • How Popular is the name Khalif? Khalif is the 8,252nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Khalif was the 49,365th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Khalif have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,467 babies born with the first name Khalif in the United States. That's more than enough people named Khalif to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Khalif? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Khalif first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Khalif is Sunday, September 28th, 1952.
  • What year had the most people named Khalif born? The highest recorded use of the first name Khalif was in 1992 with a total of 55 babies.
  • Random Khalif Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Khalif is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 13 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Khalif: Your name in reverse order is Filahk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hlkafi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Khalif? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 426 people with the last name Khalif.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Khalif? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Khalif as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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