Val - Meaning of Val
[ 1 syll. val, va-l ] The baby boy name Val is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as VaeL †. Val is used predominantly in the English language and it is derived from Latin origins. Val is a short form of the name Valentine (English).
See also the related form, Duval.
Val is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked in 1952 with 0.009% of baby boys being given the name Val. Its ranking then was #523. The baby name has since experienced a loss in popularity, and is currently of very modest use. Among all boy names in its group, Val was nonetheless the most popular in 2018. Val has predominantly been a baby boy name in the past century. In 1958, 13% more baby boys than girls were given the name Val.
Baby names that sound like Val include Valle, Velle (English), Verl (English), Verle (English), Vali, Valie, Vallo, Valo, Váli (Scandinavian), Vela (Czech), Veli (Albanian and Finnish), Velyo (Slavic), Vibole, Vili (Hungarian), Vilja (Hungarian), Viljo (Finnish), Ville (Finnish and Scandinavian), Vipool, Vipul, and Vipull.
† Pronunciation for Val: V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"