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What does Khaleel mean?

Khaleel /kha-leel/ as a name for boys is of Arabic origin, and the name Khaleel means "friend". Khaleel is a variant form, with the prefix Kh-, of Kalil (Arabic): poet Kahlil Gibran. Khaleel is also a variant of Khalil (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic, friend


Khaleel has 4 variants: Kahleel, Kahleil, Kahlil and Kaleel.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Khakel, Khalleel, ..

(female) Khakee, Khakel, ..

How popular is Khaleel?

Khaleel is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#69636 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Khaleel for boys. Khaleel was first listed in 1999 and reached its apex rank of #1836 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Khaleel name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Khaleel outside U.S.

Khalil (#465 from recent data), Kahlil (#1683) and Kalil are the popular varying forms of Khaleel listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Khaleel were favored as birth names in 1995 (average #1188) and are now much less popular (#1537, down 50%).

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

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

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Bazeel, Chaniel, Chanyel, Chappel, Jameel, Kadeem, Kadeen, Kadeer, Kael, Kale, Kaleb, Kalen, Kaley, Kameel, Kaniel, Kapel, Kareem, Karel, Karmel, Karrel, Kasee, Kaseem, Kealey, Kenlee, Khadeem, Khaled, Khalid, Nabeel, Shakeel, Shaqueel, Shawnel and Thaniel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Khaleel.