Khalid - boys name

Khalid name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 91%

Khalid name meaning:

The name Khalid is of Arabic origin and holds significant meaning in Islamic culture. Derived from the Arabic word "khalada," which means "eternal" or "unchanging," Khalid carries the connotation of something everlasting, enduring, or immortal. The name is often associated with strength, resilience, and perseverance.

In Islamic tradition, Khalid is also linked to the concept of "Abu Bakr as-Siddiq," one of the closest companions of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Known for his unwavering faith and loyalty, Abu Bakr was given the title "Khalid" by Prophet Muhammad, emphasizing his steadfastness in the face of adversity.

As a name for a boy, Khalid signifies an individual who possesses qualities of determination, fortitude, and spiritual steadfastness. It conveys the idea of someone who can overcome challenges, remain true to their beliefs, and leave a lasting impact on those around them.

Origin: Arabic


Related names

Khalid , Khaalid , Khaalida

Other boys names beginning with K


Overall UK ranking: 452 out of 4789

91 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

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  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Khalid

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