Meaning and Origin of Khalid - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Khalid

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  • Arabic : Immortal

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  • Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic khālid ‘eternity’, ‘eternal’, ‘remaining’. Khālid ibn-al-Walīd (d. 642) was the Muslim military leader who brought about the defeat of the Byzantine Empire and its expulsion from Syria. The Prophet Muhammad called him Sayf-ullah ‘sword of Allah’.