Khalil

Khalil - A very unique male name



  Jan 18,2021      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Khalil appeared on the charts for the first time in 1968 on position #1512. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Khalil and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Khalil? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Khalil. The baby boy name Khalil was given to 585 baby boys in 2012, ranking #443 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,805 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Khalil peaked in popularity 26 years ago in 1995 on position 253.



Famous with this name

Khalil Kain
Khalil Ramos
Badar Khalil


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Khalil is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Khalil is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #83 - and is the least popular in Washington at position #876.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Khalil is where you live.


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Khalil origin and meaning

Khalil is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Khalil, pop culture references for the name Khalil and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Khalil

We've found the following names that sound similar to Khalil, sorted by popularity.

Kyle / Kelly / Kole / Kale / Kelley / Kahlil / Kael / Kiel / Kalel / Kohl /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012443
2011458
2010496
2009489
2008492
2007486
2006450
2005457
2004420
2003459
2002431
2001398
2000409
1999373
1998395
1997415
1996347
1995253
1994541
1993598
1992634
1991786
1990838
1989902
1988923
1987990
1986940
1985959
1984875
1983937
1982915
1981988
1980923
1979920
1978965
1977990
19761104
19751267
19721509
19701863
19681512

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia83
Maryland162
Virginia241
Georgia264
North Carolina270
South Carolina271
Pennsylvania337
Arkansas342
Michigan345
New Mexico352
Illinois376
Missouri392
Florida397
New Jersey406
New York421
Louisiana421
Alabama455
Kentucky474
Ohio484
Oklahoma534
Kansas548
Wisconsin571
Indiana583
Texas603
California606
Tennessee628
Minnesota669
Arizona708
Washington876

Even more about Khalil


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Khalil a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Khalil?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1995
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Khalil
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,805
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1968
2012 births +585

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