What does the name "Khalid" mean?

My first name is Khalid. In Arabic, this is خالد. It was originally spelled Khaled with an "e", to  be more in line with the Egyptian pronounciation, but at some point I decided that Khalid with an "i" is closer to the classical version. The problem is that in English, this is taken to be a long "i", as in "-leed". It is more  like "lid".

Khalid is a pre-Islamic Arabic name meaning "immortal". One of the earliest famous persons called Khalid is Khalid Ibn Al-Walid, a n Arab general whose conquests against the two most powerful empires of the time (Byzantine and Sassanian) brought him everlasting fame. He is one of a few military commanders who never knew defeat in battle.

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HEY FELLOW ARABS MY NAME IS

HEY FELLOW ARABS MY NAME IS KHALED AND I LOVE MY NAME
oh and marwan the name rawan means sent of a flower
and im saying this cause my girlfriends name is rawan =D i wuv her so much =D
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hey i like the name khalid .there is a boy in my class hes called khalid i think i........ do u gitch.hey all khalids out there ur all cool.

Non-muslim

Am i one of the few non muslim Khalids? My parents just randomly decided to name me khalid

That is unusual

That is unusual.

We have a few Khalid's who are non-Muslims, but still Arabs in the Middle East.

This is the first name to see a Westerner non-Muslim named Khalid.

May you be immortal :-)
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Khalid Baheyeldin

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no I am from the Carribbean both my husband and i and we name our american son Khalid .We first fell in love with the name the sound of it ,the spelling and we thought it was very defining.It has a stong way about it. I know it was an arabic origin, but know its quite like a transforming name.we love it i love my son very much and it means enduring and immortal.

I hope that he becomes enduring and be a strong man that can look out for himself.
Great name .

King Khalid. Love u all...

about my self

my name is Khalid I am 26 Y Old from Pakistan, I like my name also bcz of Great, brave, Fighter of Islam, Khalid Bin Waleed. I need someone special in my life bcz i feel so lonly. always be happy bcz the life is very short

AS they explained

Just wanna wxpain that my mane`s meaning which means Immortal or never die

Its such a cool name and popular name and lovly name

most of girls like my name b/c its high lvl of meaning

Regz,

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MY NAME IS KHALID BUT WITH TWO L'S (KHALLID)...

AND I WAS INFORMED THAT MY NAME MEANS IMORTAL SURVIVER....GO FIGURE!

KHALID

my name is Khalid..im black american. 30 years young..I grew up with a friend whose middle name is Khalid. I've never met another Khalid in person..there some american muslims who change their name too KHALID, its very unpopular over here..yet when iam carded(ID) by middle easterners I realize how popular my name is..I was once told its meaning has a connotation like God in the mid east

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