What does Faisal mean?
Faisal /fais-al/ 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.
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. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Faisal for boys. Faisal has not been ranked in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Faisal is alike in pronunciation to Fazil. Other suggested similar baby names are Bidal, Cathal, Danal, Daneal, Danyal, Fabian▲, Fadil, Fahad, Fairlay, Faiz, Faizah, Farnall, Farrel, Fidal, Fidel▼, Finan, Fish, Hamal, Jallal, Jamaal▼, Jimal, Mikal, Mishal, Nial and Pascal. These names tend to be more frequently used than Faisal.