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Faisal

What does Faisal mean?

Faisal Pronunciation of Faisal [faisal] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Faisal is "sword". The name may also be derived from fasala meaning "to separate". King Faisal of Saudi Arabia.

Associated with: arabic, sword (warrior), king.

Variations

Faisal has 5 variants: Faical, Faizal, Faycal, Faysal and Feisal.

Creative forms:
(male) Fairal, Faisan, ..

(female) Faisala, Faisla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Faisal Damari (F.D.), ..

How popular is Faisal?

Faisal is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#72466 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Faisal entered the list in 1993 and reached its apex rank of #1585 in the U.S. in the year 1999, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Faisal name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Faisal outside U.S.

Similar Names

Faisal is alike in pronunciation to Fazil. Other suggested similar names are Amital, Anibal, Avital, Bidal, Bilal, Cathal, Danal, Daneal, Danial, Danyal, Darral, Fabian, Fabyan, Fadil, Fadl, Faelan, Fagan, Fahad, Fain, Faine, Fairfax, Fairlay, Faiz, Faizah (see Faiz), Fajar, Faolan, Faraj, Faris, Farlay, Farnall (see Farnell), Farnam, Farran, Farrar, Farrel, Faust, Fausto, Favian, Fayvel, Feargal, Feivel, Fergal, Fidal, Fidel, Finan, Fingal, Fish, Fisk, Fiske, Frisco, Fritzl, Gamal, Hamal, Harpal, Hilal, Jahmal, Jalal, Jallal, Jamaal, Jamal, Jammal, Jimal, Kamal, Laval, Magal, Manual, Marshal, Meical, Mical, Mikal, Mishal, Nial, Pascal, Rafal and Vidal. These names tend to be more frequently used than Faisal.

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