Usage: Suhail, of Arabic origin, is a popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Suhail are in general originating from Saudi Arabia, United States of America.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 7.
The name Suhail is ranked on the 3,815th position of the most used names. It means that this name is commonly used.
We estimate that there are at least 87200 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.002% of the population.
The name Suhail has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
We do not have enough data to display the number of people who were given the name Suhail for each year.
History and Origin
Suhail (also spelled Sohail or Suheyl; Arabic: سهيل) is an Arabic term meaning plain, smooth, level, or easy-going. It is commonly used as a male given name and also refers to a number of stars typically seen near the southern horizon from Arabia.
- It is a shortened version of the traditional names of three stars in the obsolete constellation Argo Navis:
- λ Velorum, Al Suhail al Wazn
- γ Velorum, Al Suhail al Muhlif, also known as Regor
- ζ Puppis, Suhail Hadar
- The term has also been used for Canopus (α Carinae), the second brightest star in the night sky.
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