What does Val mean?
How popular is Val?
Val is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1091 out of 1220, Top 89%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#41995 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Val for boys. Val entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #635 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Popular varying forms of Val are Valentino (#765 the previous year), Valentin (#980) and Valentine. Forms like Valentinus are uncommon. Usage of these boy names was at its apex during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.1775%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.0638%, down 64.1%), with the versions Valentin, Valentine and Val becoming less in vogue. Valentino (#765) is the most contemporarily stylish boy name in this compilation. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Val and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Val▼ is alike in pronunciation to Vail, Vaile, Vaill and Vale. Other suggested similar baby names are Cal▼, Dal, Gal, Hal▼, Pal, Sal, Tal, Vali and Van▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Val.