What does Kalil mean?
Kalil /ka-lil/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced kah-LEEL. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Kalil is "friend". Poet Kahlil Gibran.
How popular is Kalil?
Kalil is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#21307 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent related forms of Kalil (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000 are Kahlil and Khalil (#465 last year). Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread in the year 1995 (usage of 0.559%) and is now much lower (usage 0.2675%, 52.1% less), with the version Kahlil becoming less stylish. Khalil (#465) is the most contemporarily stylish boy name in this compilation. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Kalil and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)