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Khalid Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic khalid ‘eternity’, ‘eternal’, ‘remaining’. Khalid ibn-al-Walid (d. 642) was the Muslim military leader who brought about the defeat of the Byzantine Empire and its expulsion from Syria. The Prophet Muhammad called him Sayf-ullah ‘sword of Allah’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Khalil, Shahid, Hamid, Halim, Wali, Khalifa, Khalaf, Khatib, Habib

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You can see how Khalid families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Khalid family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Khalid family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Khalid's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Khalid families in 1920.
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Census Records

There are 66 census records available for the last name Khalid. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Khalid census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 186 immigration records available for the last name Khalid. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 64 military records available for the last name Khalid. For the veterans among your Khalid ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Khalid lifespan?

Between 1979 and 2004, in the United States, Khalid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Khalid in 1979 was 52, and 68 in 2004.

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