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Boy Names Starting with Val-

Val- baby names and what they mean, with 9 results. Val- names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these boy names was at its most widespread in 2015 (ADOPTION OF 0.03%), except for names such as Valentine which have become less in vogue. Valentino (#675) is the most chic birth name in this list, while Valvo (TOP 18%) and Valenta (10%) are conventional Val- last names. Here is the list of Val- names for girls.

Val- names

Val - Valter


Short form of Valentine .. Less used today. Val last appeared in the 1970s in the Top 2000. Also used for girls.

Form of Waldemar. From Old German word. "Renowned ruler." Valdemar (cf. Volkmar, Valdelamar) is a popular -mar suffix last name. See also Baldemar.

Origin fr. Old German. "Renowned leader." Outside Top 2000.

Form of Vail. Derived fr. Old English language. "Valley." Gender-neutral name. Vale is not frequently used as a baby name.


Based on Italian, Portuguese. "Valiant." Somewhat atypical as a boys' name, Valente is used more frequently as a surname. See also Valentyn.

Valentine and variants

Valentine, var. Vallen, Valentyn, Valentinus, Valentino, Valentinian, Valentijn, Valentin, Valen, Val2
Source fr. Latin word. "Strong, healthy." Valentine has trended downward in popularity as a baby name circa the 1880s.

Valerian, var. Valeryan, Valery, Valerius, Valerio, Valerien
Source fr. Latin element. "Strong, healthy." Valerio (UPPER 2%), Valerius (21%), Valery (35%) and Valerian (99%) exist often as surnames.

Source fr. Old Norse language. .. a warlike son of Odin. Valin is a slightly prominent birth name. See also Vaile.

Valther, Valter
Forms of Walter. Derivative of Old German element. "Army ruler." Valter and Valther are uncommon as boys' names.

Quick Reference

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

1. Val - Valter
Val, Waldemar [Valdemar], Valdemar, Vail [Vale], Valente, Valentine [Valen, Vallen, Valentin, Valentyn, Valentijn, Valentino, Valentinus, Valentinian, ..], Valerian [Valery, Valerio, Valerien, Valerius, Valeryan], Vali, Walter [Valter, Valther]

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