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Boy Names Starting with Al-

Al- baby names and what they mean, with 80 results. Al- names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names were at the height of their popularity 105 years ago (USAGE OF 2.7%) and are somewhat less conventional today (USAGE 1.7%, 36.9%), with names like Allan falling out of fashion. The most trendy boy names among these are Ali (#325), Alistair (#1031), Alden (#720), Alessandro (#680) and Alonso (#731), while Albee (TOP 8%) and Alm (9%) are conventional Al- last names. Here is the list of Al- names for girls.

Al- names

Al - Aldo | Aldous - Algernon | Algis - Alpheus | Alphonse - Alvis

Al - Aldo


A short form of names beginning .. Al is prevalent (UPPER 36%) as a male name, and appears frequently (UPPER 28%) as a last name. Cross-gender use.

Alain and variants

Alain1, var. Allain1
Derived fr. Old German element. "Precious." Akain is also a marginally favored birth name.

Alaire, var. Alair1
Derivative of Latin word. "Cheerful." Uncommon. Compare Alaire and common surnames Admire (UPPER 15%), Alvare (65%), with the -re suffix.

Alamar, var. Alomar
Root fr. Arabic. "Gilded, covered with gold." Alamar and Alomar are rarely adopted as birth names.

Alan and variants

Alan, var. Alyn, Alun, Alon, Allyn, Allin, Allon, Allie1, Alleyne, Alleyn, Allen, Alley, Allayne, Allan, Allain2, Alen, Alin, Alanson, Alano, Alann, Alair2, Aland, Alain2, Al2
Derivative of Old German. "Precious." Alair, Aland, Alann, Alano and Alanson are more rare as baby names among the variations of Alan.

Alard, var. Aliard, Al3
Source fr. Old German. "Noble strength." Usage of Al as a children's name has diminished circa the 1900s.

Alaric and variants

Alaric, var. Alrick, Alric, Allerick, Alleric, Allaric, Allarick, Alerick, Aleric, Alarico, Al4, Alarick
Based on Old German word. "Noble, regal ruler." Alaric and Al are more popular as boys' names among these variations.

Derived fr. Greek element. "Man's defender." Also used for girls. Not Top 2000 name.

Alastair and variants

Alastair, var. Alyster, Alystair, Alysdare, Alysdair, Allystair, Allyster, Allysdair, Allistir, Allister, Allastir, Allistair, Allaster, Allaistar, Alister, Alistair, Alistar, Alester, Aleister, Alaister, Alaisdair, Alaistair, Alastor, Alaster, Alasteir, Al5, Alasdair2
Derived fr. Scottish, Greek elements. "Man's defender." Usage of Alastair, Alistar, etc. as boys' names in 2015 was 57.6% more than the previous year.

Alban and variants

Alban, var. Alvy, Alvin, Alvan, Albys, Albis, Alby, Albion1, Albinet, Albin1, Albany, Albie1, Albano, Albain, Al6
From Latin. "From Alba." Alban (TOP 10%), Albano (4%), Albany (25%), Albin (5%) and Alvin (15%) appear commonly as last names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al- names: Al, Alain, Alan, Alaric, Albert

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al- names: Alberto, Albertus, Albin, Albion, Alby

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al- names: Alden, Aldo, Aldon, Alen, Alistair

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al- names: Alister, Allan, Allen, Allie, Allyn

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al- names: Alvan, Alvin, Alvy

Alberik, Alberick, Alberich, Alberic
Forms of Aubrey. Source fr. Old German word. "Elf or magical being, power." Uncommon, with the -ick ending for Alberick, like Allarick, Alarick.

Stems fr. Old German word. "Noble courage." Only rarely used as a birth name. See also Alberik.

Albert and variants

Albert, var. Alvertos, Alvert, Allie2, Albrekt, Albie2, Albrecht, Albertus, Alberto, Albertino, Al7
Source fr. Old English language. "Noble, bright." Al (UPPER 36%), Albert (4%) and Alberto (22%) are familiar men's names.

Albin and variants

Albin2, var. Alpin, Albyn, Albinson, Alben, Al8
Derived fr. English. "White, pale-skinned." Usage of Al and Albin as children's names has faded circa the 1890s.


Based on Latin, Celtic. "White; rock, crag." Less common today. Albion last appeared in 1910-1919 in the Top 2000. See also Albain.

Alcedio, Alcado, Alcadio
Forms of Arcadio. Source fr. Spanish, Greek elements. Ancient place name .. Alcata and Alcato are creative variations.

Alcander, var. Alkender, Alkander, Alcindor, Alcinder
Based on Greek word. "Strong." Rare, with the -der suffix for Alcander, Alkander, etc., like Alexander, Alisander.

Alcott, var. Alkott, Allcott, Allcot, Alcot
From Old English language. "The old cottage." Alcott, Allcott, etc. were not Top birth names in 2015.

Alden and variants

Alden, var. Alwine, Aldwynn, Aldwyn, Aldwin, Aldan, Aldin, Al9
Stems fr. Old English word. "Old friend." Usage of Alden and variants as birth names in 2015 was 38.8% more than the previous decade.

Aldo and variants

Aldo, var. Alldo, Aldus, Aldon, Aldis
Derived fr. Italian, Old German elements. "Old one, elder." Aldo and Aldon are more commonly used as children's names among these forms.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Al- names for boys.

1. Al - Aldo
Al, Alain [Allain], Alaire [Alair], Alamar [Alomar], Alan [Alon, Alun, Alyn, Allyn, ..], Alard [Al, Aliard], Alaric [Alric, Alrick, Alleric, Allerick, ..], Alasdair, Alastair [Alyster, Alysdair, Alystair, Alysdare, ..], Alban [Alvy, Albys, Alvin, Alvan, ..], Aubrey [Alberik, Alberic, Alberick, Alberich], Albern, Albert [Allie, Alvert, Albrekt, Alvertos, ..], Albin [Alben, Albyn, Alpin, Albinson, ..], Albion, Arcadio [Alcado, Alcadio, Alcedio], Alcander [Alcinder, Alcindor, Alkander, Alkender], Alcott [Alcot, Allcot, Alkott, Allcott], Alden [Aldwyn, Alwine, Aldwin, Aldwynn, ..], Aldo [Aldis, Aldon, Aldus, Alldo]

Aldous [Aldo, Aldon, Aldus, Alldo, ..], Eldred [Aldred], Aldred [Alldred], Aldrich [Alrick, Allric, Alldrich, Alldridge, ..], Aldwin [Aldwyn, Alswynn, Aldwinne, Aldwynne, ..], Alec [Alick], Aled, Alejandro [Alejo, Alexandro, Alejandrino], Alek, Alem [Alerio], Aleron, Alex [Alik, Aleks, Alick, Allex, ..], Alexander [Allister, Allistir, Alsandare, Alyksandr, ..], Alexis [Alexy, Alexus, Alexios, Alexius, ..], Alfio, Alfonso [Alphonz, Alphonso, Alphonse, Alphonsus, ..], Alford [Aldford, Allford], Alfred [Alfy, Alfrey, Alfredo, Alfredos, ..], Alger [Alga, Algar, Allgar, Allger, ..], Algernon [Algy, Algie, Aljernon, Allgernon, ..]

Algis, Ali [Alia], Alison [Allson, Allyson, Allison, Allisoun, ..], Alistair [Aly, Alister, Allister, Alistaire, ..], Allard [Alhard, Alhart, Allart], Ellard [Allard, Allerd], Allaster, Allen [Allan, Allyn], Aylmer [Allmer], Armand [Almando], Almanzo, Almarine [Almarin, Almarino], Aloiki, Elois [Alois, Aloysius], Alon [Allon], Alonzo [Alonso, Alohnso, Alohnzo, Allohnzo, ..], Louis [Aloysius], Aloysius [Aloj, Aloys, Alojzy, Aloisio, ..], Alpha [Alfa], Alpheus [Alfeos, Alfeus, Alpheaus, Alphoeus, ..]

Alphonse [Alphonso, Alphonzo, Alphonzus, Alphonsus, ..], Alpin [Alpine], Alston [Alsten, Alstin, Allston, Allstonn, ..], Alta [Alto, Altus], Altair [Altayr, Altaer, Alltair], Alter, Altman [Altmann, Alterman, Altermann], Alton [Alten, Aldon, Alston, Allton], Elton [Alton], Alucio [Aluzio, Aluxio, Allucio, Alucido], Aluf [Alouf, Aluph], Alun, Alured, Alva [Alba, Alvah], Alvar [Allvar, Alvaro, Alvarso, Alverio, ..], Alvaro [Alavaro], Alvern, Alvin [Alvyn, Alwin, Alwyn, Alwynn, ..], Elvis [Alvis, Alvys], Alvis [Alwis, Alvise, Alviss, Alwyss]

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