Gender: Female Origin of Vale: Geographical name

Vale Origin and Meaning

The name Vale is a girl's name .

Today Show anchor Savannah Guthrie put this name of a geographical feature on the baby name map when she chose it for her newborn daughter, Vale Guthrie Feldman. Vale might be considered part nature name, part place name: A vale is a kind of valley, often used in poetry. This truly unique choice doesn't even register on the US extended list of names given to five babies or more, but we expect Vale to register as parents are inspired by Guthrie and husband Mike Feldman's creative choice. More prosaicly, Vale might be a short form of Valerie or Valentina.

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Melissa Joy Says:


You pegged me!

Melissa Joy Says:


Keep it up or I'll call the old folks home and get your internet privileges taken away! Stalker!

Melissa Joy Says:


This name is ugly

Anthroponymy Says:


This name has potential as a replacement to Gail or Dale. Love it's simplicity!

Melissa T. Says:


Is this even a real name?

clairels Says:


Wow, even my more maligned comments are more intelligent than that.

Melissa Joy Says:


I think this name sounds stupid!

Samsonite Says:


Gorgeous name. I hate Valerie and especially the frilly Valentina, but this seems fresh, strong, and way prettier, despite its truncation. Only potential hiccup is the association with the well-known ski resort.

meek Says:


I agree too. An updated alternative for Gail.

disqus_talker Says:


Agreed. Vail is very girly and prettier in this spelling. Loveee this name.

JessicaRK467 Says:


I really love this!

fledgeling Says:


Can't help but agree. But Vale spelt Vail is much prettier

ldougie Says:


I think this name looks ugly on paper but sounds beautiful!

Giinkies Says:


I can see the appeal of the name as it is a nature name and similar to some well established names; However, I do know a retirement home and some housing communities with the word Vale in it so I probably wouldn't use it.