Gender: Male Meaning of Khalil: "friend" Origin of Khalil: Arabic Khalil's Popularity in 2018: #395

Khalil Origin and Meaning

The name Khalil is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "friend".

Spelled in various ways, this name was first brought into the American consciousness by the Lebanese-American poet and artist Kahlil Gibran, author of The Prophet.

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Rank in US: #395

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Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I had been spelling this name for my character Calil (brother of Lilac). Looks like I qas wrong with the spelling!

raevynstar Says:


Very ethnic, but worth it.