Popularity:9769
Origin:Latin
Meaning:Valiant; Powerful; Healthy; From the valley
Val is a gender-neutral name with Latin origins, acting as a short, sweet nickname for Valerie, Valentine, and other classic monikers. Coming from the Latin roots valens, it can translate to “valiant,” “powerful,” and “healthy.” For a name that inspires baby to always strive to be their best, Val can give them plenty of encouragement. Val may also come from the Latin vallis, meaning “from the valley.” If you want to help your little one feel one with nature and see the mountain peaks above them as their next goal to reach, Val can help them reach the highest of heights. Val was a popular choice back in the day, being its most popular from the 1930s to the 1950s. This can make this short, sweet name a lovely vintage choice to celebrate baby’s old soul.
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