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What does Khaleel mean?

Khaleel Pronunciation of 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


VARIANTS Kaleel, Kahlil, Kahleil, Kahleel



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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. (2018 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?

Khalil (#395 FROM RECENT DATA), Kahlil 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 somewhat less popular today (#1598, DOWN 41%), with the version Kahlil becoming somewhat outmoded. Khalil is the most chic baby name in this list.

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-sounding 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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