What does Al mean?
VariationsKreatif forms: Alau, Aoal, Aual. [more]
How 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)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Al and related names. Alan (#170 via latest list), 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 forms of Al reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.73%) and have become much less conventional since (usage 0.36%, 50.4% less), with versions like Al, Albert, Albin, Alphonse and Alvin falling out of style. Alan, Alden and Alexander 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)
Al▼ is pronounced similarly to Euell, Ewell▼, Ole▼, Olle, Ull, Wil, Will▼, Wole, Yael, Yale, Yoel and Yule. Other suggested similar baby names are Ali▲, Alia and Aly. These names tend to be less commonly used than Al.