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What does Peale mean?

Peale Pronunciation of Peale [peale] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Peale) is of Old English origin. Possibly an occupational name based on a "peal", or a bellringing pattern, hence referring to a bellringer. Also possibly variant of Peel. Painter Charles Willson Peale, Raphaelle Peale, Rembrandt Peale.

Associated with: old english, occupational.


Peale has 3 variants: Peal, Peall and Pealle.

1 more alternative form via Peel: Peele.

Creative forms:
(male) Peaell, Polle, ..

(female) Peala, Pealo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Peale Rayan (P.R.), ..

How popular is Peale?

Peale is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#49563 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Peale has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Peale is pronounced similarly to Pal, Pall, Pauel, Paul, Pawel, Pell, Pol, Poll and Poul. Other recommended names are Bale, Beale, Bealle, Berle, Cale, Dale, Dekle, Gale, Hale, Kale, Kelle, Lale, Merle, Neale, Nealle, Neile, Pace, Page, Paley, Pali, Pavle, Peak, Pearce, Pears, Peasly, Peleh, Penlea (see Penley), Penley, Penly, Pepe, Perce, Perl, Pete, Petre, Searle, Udale (see Udell), Vale, Verle, Yale and Zale. These names tend to be more commonly used than Peale.