Randal name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Randal mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Randal

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  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages, variant of Randall

Notable Persons Named Randal

Notable Persons Named Randal

Randy Brecker

Randy Brecker is a jazz, jazz fusion, funk, rhythm, blues, and rock music musician. He plays Trumpet and Flugelhorn. Randy was given the name Randal Edward Brecker on November 27th, 1945 in United States.

Randal Pinkett

Randal was born in 1971 in Philadelphia.

Randal Kleiser

Randal Kleiser is a film director and screenwriter. Randal was given the name John Randal Kleiser on July 20th, 1946 in Philadelphia.

Joey Cape

Joey Cape is a punk rock, skate punk, alternative rock, indie rock, folk punk, and alternative country musician. He was most active from 1989 to present. Joey was given the name Randal Joseph Cape on November 16th, 1966.

Randal L. Schwartz

Randal L. Schwartz is a programmer, author, instructor, and teacher. Randal was born on November 22nd, 1961. Randal is also known as merlyn (internet handle).

Randal Grichuk

Randal Grichuk is an athlete for the St. Louis Cardinals. Randal was born on August 13th, 1991 in Rosenberg, Texas.

  • Randal A. Koene
  • Randal Bryant
  • Randal Johnson Malone
  • Randal K. Quarles
  • Randal B. Hopper
    Broadcasting/radio Station Ownership
  • Randal William McGavock
  • Randal E. Thomas
  • Randal Teague

Notable Persons With the Last Name Randal

Notable Persons With the Last Name Randal

Allison Randal

Allison Randal is a programmer and author.

Horace Randal

His military service ended in 1854. Horace was born on January 4th, 1833 in McNairy County, Tennessee. He passed away on May 2nd, 1864.

Jonathan Randal

Jonathan was born in 1933.

Hakon Randal

Hakon was born on July 9th, 1930 in Gulen. He left this life on July 22nd, 2012.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Randal U.S.
  White 62.91% 64.26%
  African American 29.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Randal

People with the last name Randal are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Randal

  • How Popular is the name Randal? Randal is the 1,433rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Randal was the 29,550th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Randal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29,187 babies born with the first name Randal in the United States. That's more than enough people named Randal to occupy the territory of Aland Islands (Finland) with an estimated population of 28,355 (as of December 31, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Randal? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Randal first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Randal is Monday, August 21st, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Randal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Randal was in 1958 with a total of 1,476 babies. That's a lot of babies named Randal!
  • Random Randal Factoid: According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Randal ranks 91st in popularity as a baby boy's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 70 babies in Iowa have the same name in 1958.
  • Weird things about the name Randal: The name spelled backwards is Ladnar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aradln. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Randal? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 798 people with the last name Randal.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Randal? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Randal as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Randal name meaning

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