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Khalil name meaning

First Name
19k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
7k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Khalil mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Khalil

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
73%
Hebrew
9%
English
9%
Hawaiian
5%
African
5%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from India says the name Khalil is of Arabic origin and means "Good Friend Or friend Of God".
  2. According to 2 people from Virginia, U.S., the name Khalil is of Arabic origin and means "Good friend".
  3. 2 submissions from the United States and France agree the name Khalil means "Friend of god" and is of Arabic origin.
  4. According to 7 people from all over the world, the name Khalil is of Arabic origin and means "Friend".
  5. A user from Washington, U.S. says the name Khalil is of Arabic origin and means "Good freind".
  6. According to a user from Rhode Island, U.S., the name Khalil is of Hebrew origin and means "King's crown, wealth".
  7. A user from Turkey says the name Khalil is of Arabic origin and means "Lion".
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Wiktionary

From Arabic خَلِيل‎ (ḵalīl, “friend”).

  1. A male given name from Arabic

Notable Persons Named Khalil

Notable Persons Named Khalil

Khalil Gibran

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

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

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

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

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

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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  • Khalil Greene
    Baseball Player
  • Khalil al-Wazir
    Military Person
  • Khalil Sultan
    Monarch
  • Khalil Sehnaoui
    Information Security Consultant
  • Khalil Mutran
    Poet
  • Khalil Bendib
  • Khalil Ebrahim al-Marzooq
  • Khalil Al Ghamdi
  • Khalil Raad
    Photographer
  • Khalil Ullah Khan
    Actor
  • Khalil Al-Zayani
    Athlete
  • Khalil Bey Khasmammadov
    Minister of Justice of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic(ADR)
  • Khalil Rahman
    Cartoonist
  • Khalil Zaouia

Notable Persons With the Last Name Khalil

Notable Persons With the Last Name Khalil

Ahmed 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

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

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

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

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

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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Common last names for Khalil

  • Haddad
  • Hassan

Common first names for Khalil

  • M
  • Ibrahim

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

  • What name lists does Khalil rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Khalil? Khalil is the 1,774th 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 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19,050 babies born with the first name Khalil in the United States. That's more than enough people named Khalil to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 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 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Khalil ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 15 babies in District of Columbia have the same name in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Khalil: The name spelled backwards is Lilahk. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ahillk. 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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