What does Orval mean?
(male) Oroval, ..
(female) Orvalla, .. Middle name pairings:
Orval Taylor (O.T.), ..
How popular is Orval?
Orval is a somewhat popular first name for males (#954 out of 1220, Top 78%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Orval reached its highest position of #325 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Orval are Orvil and Orville. Other variants, like Orvelle, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Orval was well-received among parents during 1910-1919 (median #432).
Similar NamesRecommended names are Ardal, Deval, Duval, Laval, Norval, Oneal, Oral▼, Oran▼, Orel, Oriel, Orjan, Orlan, Orman, Orran, Orrel, Orvin and Osvald. These names tend to be less commonly used than Orval.See names in meaning and etymology.