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Khalid (variants include Khaled and Kalid; Arabic: خالد) is a popular Arabic male given name meaning "eternal", and it also appears as a surname.[1]

Khalid
PronunciationArabic: [ˈχɑːlɪd, ˈxæːled, ˈxaːlɪd, ˈkaːlɪd]
GenderMale
Origin
Word/nameArabic
Meaning"eternal", "endless" or "im-mortal"
Other names
Related namesKhalida (fem.), Halid (Bosnian), Halit (Turkish), Halide (fem.), Xalîd (Kurdish)

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Notable peopleEdit

Architects, artists and designers
Military leaders
Politics
Film, television, theatre
Music
Sports
Various

SurnameEdit

OtherEdit

  • Khalidi, or Khalidiyya, a branch of the Naqshbandiyya Sufi lineage

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Khalid; Behind the Name; accessed February 2016