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Val (boy)

What does Val mean?

Val Pronunciation of Val [val] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Val). Short form of Valentine. Actor Val Kilmer.


2 different relations via Valentine: Valen and Vallen.

Creative forms:
(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)

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

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

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Val, Valentine in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Val and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Val is alike in pronunciation to Vail, Vaile, Vaill and Vale. Other suggested similar names are Cal, Dal, Gal, Hal, Pal, Sal, Tal, Vali and Van. These names tend to be less commonly used than Val.