Origin of the name AL.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name AL.
"God." The name of the supreme deity of the ancient
Nabatheans. He was the universal deity of Palestine and Phoenicia. (An Archaic Dictionary, Cooper, 1876).
Arabic definitive article, found in many names, (example: Abd-al-Malik),
meaning "the." (The American Cyclopaedia, Ripley, v.1,
Short form of English Albert
("nobly bright"), and other names beginning with Al-.
"Auntie, supposin' she did change me. She'd never change old Al.
He hates me, you know."
"Wal, I ain't so sure, Milt. I met Al
the other day. He inquired for you, an' said you was wild, but he
reckoned men like you was good for pioneer settlements. Lord knows
the good turns you've done this village! Milt, old Al
doesn't approve of your wild life, but he never had no hard feelin's
till thet tame lion of yours killed so many of his sheep." (The
of the Forest, Grey, 1920)