Khalid

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Khalid
Pronunciation Arabic: [ˈχɑːlɪd, ˈxæːled, ˈxaːlɪd]
Gender Male
Origin
Word/Name Arabic
Meaning "eternal" or "immortal"

Khalid (also transliterated as Khaled, Halid, or Halit, Arabic: خالد‎, Ḫālid) is a popular Arabic male given name, and it also appears as a surname.

Given name[edit]

Military leaders
Politics
Film, television, theatre
Music
Sports
Various

Surname[edit]

  • Amr Khaled, an Islamic preacher
  • Hassan Khaled, former leader of Lebanon's Sunni Muslim community
  • Leila Khaled, former member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Jordan
  • Waleed Khaled, a journalist killed by American soldiers during the Iraq War

Vehicle[edit]

  • Khalid tank, a development of the Chieftain tank for Jordan