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Rossy01 Fri 26-Jun-15 22:55:05

Hi guys just wanted some opinions on the name Khalif for a boy.

scarletforya Fri 26-Jun-15 22:55:54

I like it!

Rossy01 Fri 26-Jun-15 22:59:10

I picked my first sons name and agreed my partner could choose our newborns name. Whenever I say it to friends & family I get a blank look lol so just wanted some views. smile

Quasilulu Sat 27-Jun-15 01:39:35

I like it!

florascotia Sat 27-Jun-15 08:33:02

Khalif (also Khalifa) has a very specific meaning in Islam: Successor to the Prophet Muhammad and leader of the Muslim government. www.islamic-dictionary.com/index.php?word=khalif

Since 2014, Khalif/Khalifa is the title used by the leader of ISIS/ISIL/the Islamic State.

DXBMermaid Sat 27-Jun-15 18:18:00

It is also the name of the Sheikh of Abu Dhabi.

It is definitely a muslim/arabic name.

manicinsomniac Mon 29-Jun-15 08:02:11

I've never heard it before.

Is it Ka-leef or Car-liff?

I like the first but not the second.

Rossy01 Mon 29-Jun-15 14:19:34

It's pronounced as the first one ka leef smile

Millymollymama Mon 29-Jun-15 16:01:08

If you are Muslim, use it. If not, think twice.

Bertolda1 Fri 06-Nov-15 08:53:54

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Yumi1 Tue 10-Nov-15 08:29:25

Hi. You know, I'm pregancy twice already)) My first baby was a boy. I spend a lot of time by searching really good name. Thank to this site babynamesgab.com/
I chosed really good one!)

MrsCaecilius Tue 10-Nov-15 12:43:45

As millymollymama said, if that name is part of your culture go ahead. If not I'd find it rather odd.

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