Khalil Name Information

Gender 🧑 Boy
Pronunciation 📣 \k-halil, kha-lil\
Number in U.S 👶 19,000
Rate in 2021 526
Numerology 🔢 8
Name origin 🌍 Arabic

Khalil Name Meaning

Historical origin and etymology

As you know, Khalil is an Arabic boy’s name that means “bosom friend”. It was first born by a Lebanese-American poet named Khalil Gibran who lived from 1883 to 1931. A man who composed the famous book named “The prophet” (1923). Gibran was the third bestselling poet in the world. As previously mentioned, Khalil is an Arabic name that has its fans in the Arabic world, not the Western world.


Personality traits:

Everyone knows this name as being a powerful boy; full of power, abundance, and wealth. People around him can rely on him as much as they want and most f the time they benefit well from this reliance. The people who know him count on him for almost all problems; it may be due to the fact that he is a good problem-solver and can find the best solutions to troubles in the least time passed.

He is proposed to do difficult jobs almost all the time. He is capable to do so. He is a hard-working man who is always an active one. He cares much about his job and occupational matters. Military jobs really fitted his personality and characteristic features. He likes to be well-earned and pays much attention to his income.

He is a good director in many cases. He has the capacity to realize everybody’s abilities to get the most out of them and make use of them for generating or developing a group; no matter how many participants there are in the group. He has an administrative personality. He is very careful and sensitive. He can see a picture on a large scale while he is paying attention to the details; the details we talk about are the important details, not the details which are too unessential.

He is the one who really cares about power and balances simultaneously. He dislikes inharmony and wants to make everything as punctual as he can!

He is a respectable person to others. They like him as he is a gentleman and a hero. He is mysterious and independent. He has a keen observation and this is very admirable for people. The loveliest factor in his personality is that he has a good sense of humor and people love this characteristic feature a lot.

He has a good memory and is very concentrated on the details of a work. He is very careful about his intended works and projects. It is a positive aspect of his personality.

He is very good at handling the things he is supposed to do. He gets right back to the place he should have gone. He is very responsible. We think that Khalil-named boys are very religious. So, if you are a religious family, we offer this name to you.

The most significant characteristics of Khalil are powerful, careful, successful, wealthy, strong, tough, problem-solver, achiever, and authoritative.

The most likely vocation: public speaker, printer, teacher, publisher, supervisor, social scientist, administrator, builder, engineer, leader, philosopher

Lucky colors: dark colors like purple, blue, green, black, and gray

Lucky day: Thursday


The popularity of the name “Khalil”:

Although Khalil is an Arabic name, it has been used to be on American charts since 1989. It is because of the fact that the population of Arab-American people increased largely. It has had moderate usage till now. The meaning is so lovely as it represents the meaning “friend’; just like Johnathan, which means the same in Bible, and Dakota which is a Native- American name with the same meaning it represents.  Khalil is a good choice for your son especially if you are interested in religious Islamic names.

From 1949 to 2018, Khalil was recorded nearly 20,000 times in SSA Database.

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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Khalil?
The origin of the name Khalil is Arabic.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Khalil?
*️⃣ How many people are named Khalil?
Almost 19000 people are named Khalil.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Khalil?
The names of Kinsley, Kingston, King, Kingsly