Khalid - Meaning of Khalid
[ 2 syll. (k)ha-lid, kh-al-id ] The baby boy name Khalid is pronounced as K-AA-Liy-D †. Khalid is largely used in the Arabic and English languages, and its origin is Arabic. It is derived literally from the word 'khalid' meaning eternal, immortal. The name was borne by Khalid ibn al-Walid (592-642), one of the two famous Arab generals during the Muslim conquests. The name has therefore long been a popular Arabic name. The name Khalida (Arabic) is the female equivalent of Khalid.
Khalid is a somewhat popular baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been growing since the 2010s. Its usage peaked recently in 2018 with 0.014% of baby boys being given the name Khalid. It ranked at #840 then. Among all boy names in its group, Khalid was the most widely used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Khalid include Khaled, Khalead, Khaleid, Khalied, Khalyd, Koldo, Cleto, Colet, Collett, Khaleed, Casildo, Clateo, Claudio, Claudiu, Cláudio, Clodio, Kaled, Keld, Kjeld, and Klyde.
† Pronunciation for Khalid: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"
There are no famous persons named Khalid.