Hal \hal\ as a boy's name is pronounced hal. It is of English origin. A nickname for Henry. In Shakespeare's plays about Henry IV, his son is affectionately known as "Prince Hal". Actors Hal Holbrook, Hal Linden; film director Hal Hartley.
For more information, see also related names Hale, Harold and Harry.
Baby names that sound like Hal are Hali and Hall. Other similar baby names are Cal, Hai, Dal, Gal, Ham, Han, Pal, Sal, Tal and Val.