Val

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Val is a variant of the feminine given name Valerie or the masculine given name Valentine.

Val may refer to:

People[edit]

Given name[edit]

  • Val Ackerman (born 1959), American attorney, former basketball player, and first president of the Women's National Basketball Association
  • Val A. Browning (1895–1994), American industrialist, philanthropist, and third generation gun innovator
  • Val Doonican (born 1927), Irish singer
  • Val Gielgud (1900–1981), English actor, writer, director and broadcaster
  • Val Guest (1911–2006), British film director
  • Val Harris (1884–?), Irish football and Gaelic football player
  • Val Kilmer (born 1959), American actor
  • Val Lewton (1904–1951), American film director
  • Val Mayerik (born 1950), American comic-book and commercial artist, co-creator of Marvel Comics' character Howard the Duck
  • Val McDermid (born 1955), Scottish crime novelist
  • Val Peterson (1903–1983), American politician and 26th Governor of Nebraska
  • Val Valentino (born 1956), American magician, illusionist, and actor

Fictional characters[edit]

Places[edit]

Military equipment[edit]

  • AS Val, a Soviet assault rifle
  • Aichi D3A, a Japanese World War II dive bomber codenamed "Val" by the Allies

Other uses[edit]

  • Valley girl or Val, an American stereotype
  • Abbreviation of the amino acid valine
  • A weapon used in the Indian martial art of Kalarippayattu
  • "VAL(X$)" = A function in GWBASIC that converts a string into numeric.

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