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What does Bale mean?

Bale Pronunciation of Bale [bale] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the name Bale means "valley". Bale is an alternate form of Vail (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, valley.


Bale has 1 variant: Bail.

3 more related forms via Vail: Vaile, Vaill and Vale.

Creative forms:
(male) Balet, Brale, ..

(female) Balei, Baly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bale Bryton (B.B.), ..

How popular is Bale?

Bale is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#10863 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Bale has yet to be ranked in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bale name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Bale is pronounced similarly to Beal, Beale, Beall, Bealle, Bell, Bill, Bille, Buel, Buell, Buhl and Byll. Other suggested similar names are Bailee, Bailer, Bailey, Bailie, Baily, Bain, Bake, Bala, Bald, Balder, Baley, Balfer, Balto, Balu, Bane, Bank, Barde, Barek, Baret, Bari, Barr, Bartle, Basile, Bax, Baxlea (see Baxley), Baxley, Baxlie, Baylee, Baylen, Bayley, Bayly, Bayne, Bazz, Beals, Berle, Bly, Boase, Boe, Brae, Cable, Cale, Cayle, Dale, Dalle, Dayle, Erle, Fadle, Gale, Hale, Hayle, Jule, Kale, Karle, Kayle, Kile, Kyle, Lale, Nile, Ole, Pavle, Peale, Yale, Yule and Zale. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bale.

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