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Gender: Male Meaning of Kahlil: "friend" Origin of Kahlil: Arabic

The name Kahlil is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "friend". Kahlil and is often added to lists like Baby Names That Mean Friend or Friendly and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

From the experts:

Kahlil, spelled in various ways, was first brought into the American consciousness by the poet Kahlil Gibran, author of The Prophet.

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Famous People Named Kahlil

Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese poet
Kahlil Bell, American football player
Kahlil Joseph, Indian-American actor
Kahlil Hill, American football player

Pop Culture References for the name Kahlil

Kahlil, character on Filipino TV's "Encantadia"
Kahlil, character on Big Idea's "Veggie Tales"

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