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What does Kaleel mean?

Kaleel Pronunciation of Kaleel [kaleel] as a name for boys is of Arabic derivation, and the meaning of Kaleel is "friend". Kaleel is a version of Kalil (Arabic): poet Kahlil Gibran.

Associated with: arabic, friend.


Kaleel has 5 variants: Kahleel, Kahleil, Kahlil, Khaleel and Khalil.

1 more related form via Kalil: Kahil.

Creative forms:
(male) Keleel, ..


Middle name pairings:
Kaleel Albert (K.A.), ..

How popular is Kaleel?

Kaleel is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#54522 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Kahlil, Kalil, Khaleel and Khalil (#475 in 2015) are the prominent variation forms of Kaleel (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Kahil, are uncommon. These relations of Kaleel were favored in 1995 (usage of 0.1%) and have become much less common since, with the form Kahlil becoming less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bazeel, Jameel, Kadeem, Kadeen, Kadeer, Kael, Kale, Kaleb, Kalen, Kaley, Kameel, Kaniel, Kapel, Kareem, Karel, Karmel, Karrel, Kasee, Kaseem, Maleek, Maleeq, Nabeel, Saleem, Taleeb and Waleed. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kaleel.

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