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What does Shakil mean?

Shakil Pronunciation of Shakil [shak-il] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Shakil is "handsome". The root of Shaquille O'Neal's name.

Associated with: arabic, handsome.


Shakil has 8 variants: Shakeel, Shakhil, Shakil, Shakill, Shakille, Shaqueel, Shaquil and Shaquille.

3 more different relations via Shaquille: Shaq, Shaque and Shaquile.

Creative forms:
(male) Shadil, Shail, ..

(female) Shakla, Shakli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shakil Shaun (S.S.), ..

How popular is Shakil?

Shakil is an uncommon given name for males but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#119644 out of 150436, Top 80%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Shakil (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Shaquille, Shaquile, Shaquil and Shakeel. Usage of these forms of Shakil was widespread among parents in 1993 (usage of 0.1%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shakeel, Shaquil, Shaquile, Shaquille in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Akil, Brazil, Danil, Eskil, Fadil, Fazil, Gail, Galil, Hamil, Jalil, Kahil, Kalil, Khalil, Nabil, Phil, Saarik, Saariq, Sabin, Sahil, Sail, Salim, Sapir, Sariq, Savil, Savile, Savill, Savin, Sayid, Shaan, Shad, Shadd, Shade, Shadi, Shadoe, Shadow, Shafar, Shafik, Shafiq, Shafir, Shai, Shaka, Shakeer, Shakir, Shamir, Shamus, Shandy, Shane, Shani, Shanon, Sharif, Shaul, Shaun, Shavon, Shaw, Shawnie, Shawnn, Shay, Shaye, Shayne, Shays, Sherif, Sherill, Shia, Shilo, Skie, Skip, Slavin, Slawin (see Slavin), Sohil, Stacie, Stasio, Sunil, Swahili, Swain and Trail. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shakil.

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