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pinWhat does Al mean?

Al /al/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Al) is pronounced al. A short form of names beginning with Al-.

Affiliated boy names: Albert, Alan, Alard, Alaric, Alastair, Alban, Albin, Alden, Aldous, Aldrich, Alexander, Alfred, Alger, Algernon, Alphonse and Alvin.


Kreatif forms: Alah, Alau, Aual. [more]

pinHow popular is Al?

Al is a very popular first name for males (#435 out of 1220, Top 36%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#41522 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Al for boys. Al was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #385 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Al name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Al outside U.S.

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Al and related names. Alan (#170 a year ago), Albert (#436), Albin, Alden (#715), Alexander (#8), Alfred (#799), Alphonse and Alvin (#595) are the popular related forms of Al listed in the Top 1000. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.7339%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.3641%, 50.4% less), with versions like Al, Albert, Albin, Alphonse and Alvin falling out of style. Alan (#170), Alden (#715) and Alexander (#8) are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this compilation, and there is a rebound in baby name usage for Alden and Alexander. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Al, Alan, Albert, Albin, Alden in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alexander, Alfred, Alphonse, Alvin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alan, Albert, Albin, Alexander, Alfred, Alvin outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Al is pronounced similarly to Ole, Ull and Wil. Other suggested similar baby names are Ab, Ad, Alf, Ali, Alia, Aly, Am, Ax and Axl. These names tend to be less commonly used than Al.