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First Name
16k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
7k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Khalil

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3k Kahlil (Arabic)
2k Khalilah (Arabic)
1k Kalil (Arabic)
<100 Kahleil (Arabic)

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

Fun Facts about the name Khalil

  • How many people with the first name Khalil have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,671 babies born with the first name Khalil in the United States. That's more than enough people named Khalil to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Khalil? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Khalil first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Khalil is Saturday, February 5th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Khalil born? The highest recorded use of the first name Khalil was in 1995 with a total of 1,118 babies. That's a lot of babies named Khalil!
  • Random Khalil Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Khalil ranks 87th in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 15 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Khalil: Your name in reverse order is Lilahk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lhalki. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Khalil? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,983 people with the last name Khalil.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Khalil? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Khalil as their last name.
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Popularity of Khalil as a first name

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Popularity of Khalil as a last name

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Common last names for Khalil

  • Haddad
  • Hassan

Common first names for Khalil

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Khalil U.S.
  White 75.53% 64.26%
  African American 5.30% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.92% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Khalil

People with the last name Khalil are most frequently White

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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.

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Khalil

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

From Arabic خَلِيل (ḵalīl, “friend”).

  1. A male given name

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

Notable Persons With the Last Name Khalil

Christel Khalil

Christel Khalil is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Christel was born in 1987 as Christel Adnana Mina Khalil in Los Angeles, California.

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What does the name Khalil mean?

Kis for kindle, the warmth in others.

His for humble, a saintly quality.

Ais for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Lis for love, your love of life!

Iis for immaculate, keeping it tidy

Lis for little, the little things you do.

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