Meaning and name origin
Khaleel \k-haleel, kha-leel\ as a boy's name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Khaleel is "friend". Khaleel is a variant of Kalil (Arabic): writer Kahlil Gibran. Also a variant of Khalil (Arabic): see Kalil.
Khaleel is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#40307 out of 88799, Top 45%) (2000 U.S. Census).