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What does Walid mean?

Walid Pronunciation of Walid [walid] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Walid is "recently born".

Associated with: arabic.


Walid has 1 variant: Waleed.

Creative forms:
(male) Welid, Wilid, ..

(female) Waldy, Walva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Walid Adonis (W.A.), ..

How popular is Walid?

Walid is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Walid is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Waleed is the only prominent related form of Walid (not ranked). Adoption of this relation of Walid reached its peak in the year 2000. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Waleed in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Walid is alike in pronunciation to Eilad. Other suggested similar names are David, Farid, Hamid, Jarid, Khalid, Majid, Nagid, Navid, Said, Sayid, Tavid, Wahib, Wain, Wald, Waldi, Waldo, Wallie, Wallis, Wally, Walsh, Walt, Walwin, Ward, Wasim, Waylin, Wild, Wylie and Yazid. These names tend to be more frequently used than Walid.

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