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Boy Name: Khalil

Name: Khalil
Pronunciation: \k-halil, kha-lil\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: friend
Origin: Arabic
Sounds Like: Galil, Kahleil, Kaleel
Variant forms: Kahlil, Khaleel
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 13029


Khalil \k-halil, kha-lil\ as a boy's name is pronounced ka-LEEL. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Khalil is "friend". See Kalil.

Khalil has 2 variant forms: Kahlil and Khaleel.

Baby names that sound like Khalil are Galil, Kahleil and Kaleel.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Khalil.


Khalil is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#13029 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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