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Khalil Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic khalil ‘friend’. Khalil-ullah ‘friend of Allah’ is an honorific title given to the Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham). See the Qur’an 4:125: ‘Allah took Abraham as his friend.’

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


Similar surnames: Khalid, Khatib, Wali, Halim, Jalil, Khalifa, Habib, Khalili, Kalil

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Where is the Khalil family from?

You can see how Khalil families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Khalil family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Khalil families living in Ohio. This was about 18% of all the recorded Khalil's in the USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Khalil families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Khalil surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Khalil ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Khalil. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    100%
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Census Records

There are 762 census records available for the last name Khalil. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Khalil 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Khalil. 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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Draft Cards

There are 503 military records available for the last name Khalil. For the veterans among your Khalil ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Khalil lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Khalil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Khalil in 1949 was 49, and 63 in 2004.

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