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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Kahlil

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Kahlil in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Kahlil:

  • Records indicate that 749 boys in the United States have been named Kahlil since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1995, when 268 people in the U.S. were given the name Kahlil. Those people are now 25 years old.

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      6 Positive Comments

  • "My son was born 6 days ago and I named him Kahlil. A few people have gotten the pronunciation spot on but several have heard Kaleo?! Anyway I love the name, and my son." May. 26, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "what about the name Kadence? I love this for a boy or girl ." Dec. 11, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Kahlil in 2008. I had decide whether to go with the Khalil or Kahlil spelling. It fits him well." Mar. 20, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "i LIKE THE NAME Khalil. I would have never known of this name if I wouldn't have meet my friend Khalil. He is one of my awesome friends. You rock Khalil. Kaelyn .P. Kroger-Dankner" Nov. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Kahlil here from jamaica.. people always spell and promounce it wrong. i have never meet anyone else with this name, its rare and i'm loving it :-)" Jan. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my name (Kahlil) and the way I tell people how to pronounce it is to say the Kah part like the cu in cup and the lil part is like eel with an l stuck on the front of it. It is always spelled wrong and said wrong. I have never met anyone with the same name, but I hear of male athletes with the name. I am a female with this name and have never heard of another female with the name." Jul. 13, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      7 Neutral Comments

  • "Hello, it's Kahlil here. I have discovered it is a very uncommon name from the fact i can't seem to find anybody else with this name. of the hundreds of people i've met, only 3 or 4 got the pronounciation right." Oct. 9, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my sons name as soon as I found out he was a boy I loved the name and it stuck he's now two and I still love it just as much we spell it Khalil and say it the same" Nov. 11, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "Thanks for starting the ball rolling with this iinsght." Jun. 17, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "HiThanks so much for this very interesting post. I simetomes read Khalil Gibran's poems. They are in fact a little difficult to me but I love them. I'll take a long vacation shortly. Have a lovely summer and enjoy it, Mette! Take care." Jun. 17, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "I chose the name Kahlil for my son, born in 01. I pronounce his name as it's spelled because I don't particularly care for it being pronounced Kahleel. People have called him Cleo, Kleel, u name it. But I love his name and how it is spelled. Most people put the h before the a, but "kah" means spirit to the Egyptians..I thought that was deep, so he's "Kahlil"! Peace to all the Kahlil's!" Oct. 18, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "Kahlil is going to be our new baby boy's name. We are naming him after the poet Kahlil Gibran whose work we love. It's wonderful that his name is so rare." Dec. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons name is Kaliel the same as Kahlil I just spelt it different. People ALWAYS say Cleo . I hate it . I love his name tho ." Jun. 14, 2007: Report as inappropriate

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