Khalid

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

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

Notable people[edit]

Politics and military
Film, television, theatre
Music
  • DJ Khaled (born 1975), American DJ, record producer and radio personality
  • Khaled (musician) (born 1960), formerly known as Cheb Khaled, Algerian raï musician
  • Khalid (singer) (born 1998), American singer and songwriter
Sports
Various

Surname[edit]

  • Aisha Khalid (born 1972), Pakistani artist
  • Amr Khaled (born 1967), Islamic preacher
  • Hassan Khaled (1921-1989), former leader of Lebanon's Sunni Muslim community
  • Leila Khaled (born 1944), former member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
  • Nazim Khaled, French singer, songwriter and composer
  • Waleed Khaled (died 2005), journalist killed by American soldiers during the Iraq War

Notable animals[edit]

References[edit]

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