What does Val mean?
(male) Vell, Vial, ..
(female) Valo, Vasa, .. Middle name pairings:
Val Obadiah (V.O.), ..
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)
Val reached its peak position of #612 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. The only other popular varying form of Val is Valentine. Other forms, like Vallen, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Val was widespread during 1900-1909 (average #813), but now, the version Valentine has gone out of style.