Khaleel - boys name

Khaleel name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 77%

Khaleel name meaning:

The name Khaleel is of Arabic origin and holds several meanings. It is derived from the Arabic word "khalīl" which means "friend" or "companion." In Islamic tradition, Khaleel is also used to refer to the Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham), who is known as the "Friend of God." This religious connection adds depth and significance to the name for Muslims.

The name Khaleel carries positive connotations, reflecting attributes such as loyalty, trustworthiness, and friendship. It symbolizes a strong bond and affinity between individuals. In naming their child Khaleel, parents may hope that their son will embody these qualities and become a true friend to others. The name also reflects the importance of friendship and companionship in Arab and Islamic cultures, emphasizing the value of building and maintaining strong relationships. Overall, Khaleel is a powerful name that evokes the virtues of friendship and carries religious significance in the Islamic faith.

Origin: Arabic

Variant of Khalil: Inner self, heart, friend.

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Overall UK ranking: 1078 out of 4789

26 recorded births last year

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