Meaning and name origin
Al is a very popular first name for males (#435 out of 1220, Top 36%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Al for boys. Al reached its highest rank of #385 in the U.S. in 1880-1889 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Al and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alexander (#8), Alan (#170), Albert (#436), Alvin (#595), Alden (#715), Alfred (#799), Albin, Alphonse and Al. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).