Val

Val - A very unique female name



  Mar 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Val appeared on the charts for the first time in 1947 on position #1869. 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 girl name Val was given to 12 baby girls in 1964, ranking #1837 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 146,668 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Val peaked in popularity 61 years ago in 1958 on position 1072.



Famous with this name

Val Kilmer
Val Bettin
Val Bisoglio


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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 Michigan at position #729 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #1,184.

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.

Viola / Velia / Vallie / Veola / Vella / Vela / Valli / Vola / Vila / Valia /

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
19641837
19631887
19621507
19611174
19601206
19591147
19581072
19571217
19561194
19551115
19541227
19531326
19521651
19511471
19492111
19482125
19471869

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Michigan729
Illinois1184

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 female 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
1958
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Val
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 146,668
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1947
1964 births +12

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