Val

Val - A very unique male name



  Jul 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Val appeared on the charts for the first time in 1920 on position #1961. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Val and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Val? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Val. The baby boy name Val was given to 5 baby boys in 2002, ranking #3914 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 347,939 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Val peaked in popularity 67 years ago in 1952 on position 547.



Famous with this name

Val Kilmer
Val Guest
Val Pringle


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Val is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Val is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,538 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,538.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Val is where you live.


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Val origin and meaning

Val is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Val, pop culture references for the name Val and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Val

We've found the following names that sound similar to Val, sorted by popularity.

Vola / Vollie / Valley /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20023914
20013898
20003304
19982381
19972824
19812519
19782317
19771367
19731174
19721337
19711297
19701109
1969960
1968983
1967913
1966929
1965999
1964847
1963791
1962780
1961785
1960718
1959673
1958708
1957666
1956626
1955634
1954652
1953574
1952547
1951669
1950665
1949622
1948640
1947728
1946668
1945748
1944692
1943806
1942710
1941721
1940753
1939758
1938785
1937861
1936688
1935766
1934820
1933849
1932843
1931882
19301025
19291476
1928889
1927944
19261951
19251533
1923911
19212011
19201961

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2538

Even more about Val


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Val a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Val?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1952
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Val
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 347,939
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1920
2002 births +5

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