What does Al mean?
(male) Aal, Arl, ..
(female) Aal, Aar, .. Middle name pairings:
Al Landyn (A.L.), ..
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. Demographics)
Al reached its highest rank of #333 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Alan (#167 via latest list), Alaric (#1077), Albert (#440), Albin, Alden (#720), Alexander (#8), Alfred (#920), Alger, Algernon, Alphonse and Alvin (#602) are the popular related forms of Al listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Al reached the peak of their popularity 105 years ago (usage of 2%) and have become much less conventional since (usage 1%, 51.2% less), with versions like Alfred becoming less in vogue. Alden and Alexander are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this compilation.
Al▼ is pronounced similarly to Ole▼, Olle, Ull, Wil, Will▼, Wole, Yael, Yale, Yoel and Yule. Other suggested similar names are Ab, Ad, Alf, Ali▲, Aly, Am, Ax and Axl▲. These names tend to be less commonly used than Al.