Khalid

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Khaled
Pronunciation Arabic: [ˈχɑːlɪd, ˈxæːled, ˈxaːlɪd]
Gender Male
Origin
Word/name Arabic
Meaning "eternal", "endless" or "immortal"
Other names
Related names Khalida (fem.), Halid (Bosnian), Halit (Turkish), Halide (fem.), Xalîd (Kurdish)

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

Given name[edit]

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

Surname[edit]

  • Amr Khaled, Islamic preacher
  • Hassan Khaled, former leader of Lebanon's Sunni Muslim community
  • Leila Khaled, former member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
  • Nazim Khaled, French singer, songwriter and composer
  • Waleed Khaled, journalist killed by American soldiers during the Iraq War

Other[edit]

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

References[edit]

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