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 (2000 U.S. 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. (2014 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. (2014 statistics).