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Boy Names Ending with -al

Al ending baby names and what they mean, with 124 results. -al names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity 66 years ago (USAGE OF 0.4%) and have become much less conventional since (USAGE 0.1%, 75% LESS), with names like Neal becoming somewhat outmoded. Royal (#460) is the most trendy name for newborns in this compilation, while Iqbal (TOP 6%) and Dial (2%) are conventional -al surnames. Here is the list of -al names for girls.

-al names

Abdal - Al | Al - Crandal | Cristobal - Gal | Gamal - Kimbal | Laval - Njal | Norval - Val | Val - Vital

Abdal - Al

Var. of Abdul. From Arabic language. "Servant." Rare, but Abdal is comparable to popular surnames Aardal (UPPER 98%), Amdal (86%), which also end with -dal. See also Abda.

Var. of Adalhard. Derived fr. Old German. "Noble strength." Unisex name. A baby name which is seldom used.

Form of Adel. Source fr. Hebrew, Old German words. "God is eternal; noble." Adam (TOP 2%), Aday (12%) are conventional last names.

Source fr. Old German language. "Noble, precious." Only rarely used as a birth name. Cross-gender use.

Akmal, var. Aqmal
Derived fr. Arabic. "Perfect." Akmal and Aqmal are unusual as masculine names, and Akmal occurs often (UPPER 64%) as a surname.


Var. of Aldous. Derived fr. Old German language. "Old." Also a girls' name. Al is familiar as a children's name compared to other variant forms.

Var. of Alvin. Origin fr. Old English word. "Elf or magical being, friend." Adoption of Al was common among parents in the 1900s. Unisex name.

Var. of Alphonse. Derived fr. Old German language. "Ready for battle." Cross-gender use. Somewhat scarce as a birth name, occurring more frequently as a last name.

Form of Algernon. Root fr. Old French word. "Wearing a mustache." Unisex name. Al rose in popularity 116 years ago, but now, Al has gone out of style.

Var. of Alger. Origin fr. Old English. "Elf spear." Cross-gender use. Somewhat rarely used as a birth name, Al is used more frequently as a surname.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -al names: Al

Var. of Alfred. Derived fr. Old English word. "Elf or magical counsel." Al is a familiar (TOP 36%) masculine name, and occurs regularly (TOP 28%) as a surname. Cross-gender use.

Var. of Alexander. Origin fr. Greek. "Man's defender, warrior." Unisex name. Somewhat uncommonly used as a children's name, Al occurs more often as a surname.

Var. of Aldrich. Based on Old English language. "Old." Cross-gender use. Al is a conventional (TOP 36%) male name, and occurs commonly (TOP 28%) as a last name.

Form of Alden. Source fr. Old English. "Old friend." Al is a common (TOP 36%) men's name, and exists often (TOP 28%) as a surname. Also used for girls.

Var. of Alard. Derived fr. Old German word. "Noble strength." Al has decreased in favor as a name for boys since 1900-1909. Cross-gender use.

Var. of Albin. Source fr. English word. "White, pale-skinned." Also used for girls. Al is conventional (TOP 36%) as a men's name, and is found regularly (TOP 28%) as a surname.

Var. of Alan. From Old German. "Precious." Cross-gender use. Al is a frequently occurring (UPPER 36%) masculine name, and is found regularly (UPPER 28%) as a surname.

A short form of names beginning .. Al is commonly occurring (TOP 36%) as a masculine name, and exists commonly (TOP 28%) as a last name. Gender-neutral name.

Form of Alaric. Based on Old German. "Noble, regal ruler." Cross-gender use. Al is familiar as a baby name among the variant forms of Alaric.

Var. of Alastair. Derivative of Scottish, Greek elements. "Man's defender." Less popular today. Al was last found in 2000 in the Top 2000. Gender-neutral name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -al names for boys.

1. Abdal - Al
Abdul [Abdal], Adalhard [Adal], Adel [Adal], Adal, Akmal [Aqmal], Aldous [Al], Alvin [Al], Alphonse [Al], Algernon [Al], Alger [Al], Alfred [Al], Alexander [Al], Aldrich [Al], Alden [Al], Alard [Al], Albin [Al], Alan [Al], Al, Alaric [Al], Alastair [Al]

Alban [Al], Albert [Al], Amal, Anatole [Antal], Anthony [Antal], Ardal [Ardghal], Avital [Amital], Beal, Beau [Beal], Bernal, Bilal, Cal, Calvin [Cal], Caleb [Cal], Cathal [Cal], Chaparral, Chevy [Cheval], Conall [Connal, ..], Cowal, Crandall [Crandal]

Christopher [Tobal, ..], Cristofer [Cristoval], Dallan [Dal], Dallas [Dal], Daniel [Danyal, ..], Darrel [Darral], Deshan [Deshal], De- [Deval], Deval, Deverell [Deveral], Donnell [Donal], Dougal [Dugal], Duvall [Duval], Emmanuel [Manual, ..], Faisal [Feisal, ..], Fergal [Fearghal, ..], Fidel [Fidal], Fingal, Gal, Galfrid [Gal]

Gamal [Jemal, ..], Gopal, Hal, Harold [Hal], Harry [Hal], Henry [Hal], Hamal [Amal], Hannibal [Anibal], Harpal, Hasdrubal, Hilal, Ismail [Ysmal, ..], Jalal [Jellal, ..], Jamal [Jomal, ..], Jemal, Jubal, Juvenal, Kamal, Kendall [Kendal], Kimball [Kimbal]

La- [Laval], Lindell [Lindal], Loyal, Macdougal [Mcdougal, ..], Macniel [Mcneal, ..], Magal, Marshall [Marshal, ..], Michael [Mykal, ..], Migdal, Micah [Mikal], Mishal [Mishaal], Mistral, Natal, Noel [Natal], Nathaniel [Nathanyal, ..], Cornelius [Neal], Neil [Oneal, ..], Neal, Niall [Nial], Nigel [Njal]

Norville [Norval], Orel [Oral], Oren [Orenthal], Orval, Orville [Orval], Paul [Pal], Pascal [Pasqual, ..], Peale [Peal], Percival [Perceval, ..], Raphael [Rafal], Randolph [Randal], Randall [Randal], Ronald [Ronal], Royal, Salvador [Sal], Seal, Shoval, Tal, Terrell [Terryal], Val

Valentine [Val], Vernon [Vernal], Vidal [Bidal], Vito [Vital]

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