What does Khalil mean?
Khalil [khalil] as a boys' name is pronounced ka-LEEL. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Khalil is "friend". See Kalil.
(male) Kealil, Keilil, ..
(female) Khalilla, Khalilli, ..
How popular is Khalil?
Khalil is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#6787 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Khalil for boys. Khalil entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #251 in the U.S. in 1995, and is currently at #475. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Kahlil, Kalil and Khaleel are the popular variation forms of Khalil (#475 last year). Usage of these relations of Khalil was at its peak 20 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and has become significantly less since, with the version Kahlil becoming less fashionable.
Suggested similar names are Bail, Basil▼, Bazil, Brasil, Brazil, Danil, Fadil, Fazil, Gail▼, Galil, Ghalib, Hamil, Jalil, Kadin▼, Kadir, Kael, Kaelin, Kai▲, Kail, Kaile, Kain, Kalan, Kale, Kaleb▲, Kalen, Kaley, Kalin, Kamil, Kapel, Karel, Kari, Karim, Karl▼, Karli, Karlin, Karol, Kasi, Kasie, Kasim, Katlin, Kealan, Kealey, Keallin (see Keelan), Kealon, Kealy, Kearie, Keelie, Keelin, Kell, Kellin, Kenlie, Ketil, Kettil, Khadim, Khaled, Khalid▲, Khanh, Kharim, Kiril, Knoll, Kraig, Kwami, Kwasi, Kyril, Mihail, Nabil, Phil▼, Sahil, Sail, Savil, Shakhil (see Shakil), Shakil, Shaquil, Trail and Vail. These names tend to be more commonly used than Khalil.See names in meaning and etymology.