What does Val mean?
(female) Vall, Vial, ..
(male) Vavi, Ver, .. Middle name pairings:
Val Miya (V.M.), ..
How popular is Val?
Val is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2662 out of 4276, Top 62%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#41995 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Val was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #1212 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with similar and related girl names. Valentina (#114 from recent data), Valerie (#171), Valery (#1209), Vallie, Valli and Valera are the popular varying forms of Val. Other variants, like Valeda, are seldom used. These forms of Val were favored as birth names today (median #1356). Valerie is more familiar than the rest, although Valentina seems to be becoming a favorite too, while Vallie used to be popular.