Khalil

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

What does the name Khalil mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Khalil

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

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From Arabic خَلِيل (ḵalīl, “friend”).

  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Khalil

Khalil Gibran was a poetry, parable, and short story poet, painter, writer, philosopher, theologian, visual artist, and visual arts. Khalil was given the name Jubran Khalil Jubran on January 6th, 1883 in Bsharri. He died on April 10th, 1931.

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Khalil Mack is a football player for the Oakland Raiders. Khalil was born on February 22nd, 1991 in Fort Pierce, Florida.

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DJ Khalil is a hip hop music and soul music record producer and disc jockey. He plays Keyboard instrument and Sampler (musical instrument). His most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to 1997. DJ was given the name Khalil Abdul-Rahman in Los Angeles. DJ is also known as Khalil Hazzard, Rahman, and Khalil Abdul.

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Khalil is a contemporary r&b, hip hop music, and pop music singing, songwriter, and rapping. He plays Vocals. He was most prominent from 2008 to 2008. Khalil was given the name Khalil Amir Sharieff on November 22nd, 1994 in Sacramento, California.

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Khalil Kain is an actor. He was most prominent from 1992 to present. Khalil was born Khalil Kain on November 22nd, 1964 in New York City.

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Khalil Fong is a mandopop, rhythm, blues, and soul music musician. He has been prominent since 2005. Khalil was born on July 14th, 1983 in Hawaii.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Khalil

Ahmed Khalil is a soccer player for the Al-Ahli Dubai F.C., United Arab Emirates national under-17 football team, United Arab Emirates national under-20 football team, and United Arab Emirates national under-23 football team. Ahmed was born on June 8th, 1991 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

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Christel Khalil is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1993. Christel was given the name Christel Adnana Mina Khalil on November 30th, 1987 in Los Angeles.

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DJ Khalil is a hip hop music and soul music record producer and disc jockey. He plays Keyboard instrument and Sampler (musical instrument). His most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to 1997. DJ was given the name Khalil Abdul-Rahman in Los Angeles. DJ is also known as Khalil Hazzard, Rahman, and Khalil Abdul.

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Khalil is a contemporary r&b, hip hop music, and pop music singing, songwriter, and rapping. He plays Vocals. He was most prominent from 2008 to 2008. Khalil was given the name Khalil Amir Sharieff on November 22nd, 1994 in Sacramento, California.

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Ezedin Abdel Aziz Khalil is a facilitator, financier, and terrorism financing. Ezedin was born in 1982 in al-Qamishli, Syria. Ezedin is also known as Yasin al-Suri.

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Badar Khalil is an actor, television director, presenter, actress, director, and television presenter. She was most active from 1968 to present. Badar was born Badar Khalil in Lahore.

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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 599 0 599
2007 560 5 555
2008 564 7 557
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 629 6 623
2016 694 5 689

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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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Fun Facts about the name Khalil

  • How Popular is the name Khalil? Khalil is the 1,854th most popular name of all time. As a last name Khalil was the 5,024th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Khalil have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,368 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 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Khalil ranks 69th in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 19 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1998.
  • 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 Ihlakl. 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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  • 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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