Meaning and Origin of Vale - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Vale

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • English : From the valley

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • English, French, Latin : From the valley

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, Middle English vale (Old French val, from Latin vallis). The surname is now also common in Ireland, where it has been Gaelicized as de Bhál.
  • Galician and Aragonese : topographic name from val ‘valley’, or habitational name from any of the places named with this word.