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Kahil

What does Kahil mean?

Kahil Pronunciation of Kahil [kahil] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the name Kahil means "friend". Kahil is a variant form of Kalil (Arabic): poet Kahlil Gibran.

Associated with: arabic, friend.

Variations

5 related forms via Kalil: Kahleel, Kahleil, Kahlil, Kaleel and Khalil.

Creative forms:
(male) Keehil, Keohil, ..

(female)

Middle name pairings:
Kahil Casen (K.C.), ..

How popular is Kahil?

Kahil is an unusual given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#138741 out of 150436, Top 92%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Kahil (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Khalil (#475 last year), Kalil and Kahlil. Other variants, like Kahleil, are seldom used. These forms of Kahil were at the height of their popularity in 1995 (usage of 0.1%) and have become significantly less widespread since, with the version Kahlil becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kahlil, Kalil, Khalil in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kahil and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bail, Basil, Bazil, Danil, Fadil, Fazil, Gail, Galil, Hamil, Jalil, Jamil, Kadin, Kadir, Kael, Kahan, Kahn, Kai, Kail, Kaile, Kain, Kalin, Kamal, Kamil, Kaniel, Kapel, Karel, Kari, Karim, Karl, Karol, Kasi, Kasie, Kasim, Ketil, Kiril, Kyril, Nabil, Phil, Sahil, Sail, Savil, Sohil and Vail. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kahil.

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