Other Origin(s):British, German
Al is a gender-neutral name with Celtic origins. Today, it's found in all sorts of Western cultures, from Germany to the UK, with parents drawn to its meaning of "harmony." As a nickname for the Old English names Albert and Alberta, Al can mean "noble" and "bright," so it's ideal for encouraging baby to set a good example for the people around him. Al can also be a diminutive of the German name Alaric, which means "all-powerful ruler." Whether you use Al as a given name or a nickname, the sky is the limit when it comes to baby's potential.

Famous People Named Al

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Al Gore
    United States Vice President
  • Al Pacino
  • Al Sharpton
    Civil Rights Activist
  • Al Unser Jr.
    Racecar Driver
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