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 history 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 Baby Names, 2014)
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 1880-1889 (average #730) and is now lower, with versions such as Valentine falling out of style.
Thinking of names?
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.