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What does Khaleel mean?

Khaleel Pronunciation of Khaleel [khaleel] as a name for boys is of Arabic origin, and the name Khaleel means "friend". Khaleel is a variant form 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.

Creative forms:
(male) Kelleel, Khakel, ..

(female) Khakee, Khakel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Khaleel Jaxx (K.J.), ..

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)

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. (2015 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.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Khalil (#475 from recent data), Kalil and Kahlil 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 (#1618, down 56%), with the version Kahlil becoming somewhat outmoded.

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.

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