Pronunciation: [Al]

Gender: Male

Meaning: An Abbreviation Of Names Beginning With Al-

Origin: English

Famous Dogs Named Al

Walter: A dog from the book Walter the Farting Dog.

Wally: Dachshund found in Drabble, a comic strip created by Kevin Fagan.

Talero: A German shepherd who loyally stayed next to his owner, Bernardo Leonidas Quiros, for 23 days, after Quiros died in a snow storm in Argentina.

Sallie Ann Jarrett: Civil War mascot of the 11th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry regiment, whose bronze statue is part of the regimental monument at Gettysburg.

Pal: A Collie, played Lassie in the movie Lassie Come Home.

Meatball: A female bull terrier, in the TV show Baa Baa Blacksheep.

Meatball: An English Bulldog owned by Adam Sandler, appeared in feature films including Little Nicky and starred in the short A Day with the Meatball.

Marshall: A dog from the animation PAW Patrol.

Malchik: A mongrel street dog who resided in the Moscow Metro, and whose stabbing death sparked a public outcry.

Loyal Heart Dog: One of the Care Bear Cousins in the animation Care Bears. He has blue fur with a white heart-shaped patch over one eye, and his tummy symbol is a red heart-shaped medal.

General Pepper: A dog from the game Star Fox 64, commander-in-chief of the Cornerian Defense Forces.

General: Mascot of The Citadel introduced 2003.

Gandalf: A black Shiloh Shepherd Search and Rescue dog owned by Misha Marshall, found missing boy scout Michael Auberry in March 2007.

Fala: U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Scottish Terrier, was a gift from Roosevelt's cousin, Margaret Suckley.

Endal: A service dog voted "Dog of the Millennium", famous for extraordinary ability to help his human partner, a disabled veteran, with many aspects of his life, for over a decade, and his role in the promotion of service dog programs.

Dougal: A Skye Terrier dog in the animation The Magic Roundabout, the main character.

Coal: Bearded Collie, one of the dogs in the movie The Shaggy Dog.

Chalky: A Jack Russell Terrier belonging to English chef and presenter Rick Stein.

Chalcy: A Weimaraner, is featured in hundreds of photos in books and DVDs in the "101 Dog Tricks" series by Kyra Sundance.

Carface V. Malone: Huge American Pitt Bull dog in the animated movie All Dogs Go To Heaven.

Cafall: A dog belonging to King Arthur, occasionally spelled "Cabal" or "Caval".

Cabal: The white German Shepherd Dog belonging to Neil Gaiman, who frequently features in his blog.

Balto: Siberian Husky found in the animated movie Balto based on a true story.

Balto: A famous sled dog, was the lead dog on the final leg of the 1925 serum run to Nome. Balto was memorialized with a statue in New York's Central Park.

Baltic: Whose rescue on the Baltic sea received worldwide attention, became the mascot and "crew-member" of Baltica, the Polish research vessel that rescued him.

Baleia: Later adapted into the 1963 Brazilian classic Vidas Secas.

Algonquin: Poodle left to Elvira by her grandmother in the 1988 movie Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

Alex: The Golden Retriver mascot for Stoh’s Beer, this character earned the viewers love by its deft fetching and opening of the beer bottle. The real name for the dog was Banjo.

Albie: Ellie Mae’s Mutt dog in the first season of popular TV show The Beverly Hillbillies.

Alan: Neapolitan Mastiff appeared in Babe 2: Pig in the City in 1998.

Al: Female mutt character in 1993 movie Hocus Pocus.

Famous People Named Al

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto served as both the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Zora Neale Hurston was a well-known American folklorist, anthropologist and author.

Zelda Fitzgerald was an American writer and the wife of famous novelist Scott Fitzgerald.

Yanka Kupala was a Belarusian nationalist poet, who is famous for his poem ‘Ад сэрца’ (‘From the Heart’).

Woody Allen was an American screenwriter, director, actor & musician, Woody Allen’s career spans across five decades.

William Wallace was a Scottish knight who led the Scottish wars of independence.

William Theodore Walton III is a retired American basketball player who played for the Portland Trail Blazers before becoming a television sportscaster.

Walter Winchell was the most powerful and feared gossip columnist and radio commentator in America in the 1930s and 1940s.

Walter Raleigh was an English aristocrat, writer, poet, politician and explorer.

Walter Lippmann was an American writer and reporter, who was one of the first to come up with the concept of the ‘Cold War’.

Walter Benjamin was a German philosopher, literary critic, essayist, writer and social critic.

Walt Whitman was an American poet, journalist and humanist.

Walt Disney was one of the most prolific and innovative creators that the world of animation can boast of.

Wallace Stevens was one of the most significant American poets.

Wallace Stegner acclaimed American novelist and short story writer.

Walid Jumblatt is a Lebanese politician, and is currently the leader of the Progressive Socialist Party (PSP).

Waleed Abulkhair is a prominent Saudi Arabian lawyer and human rights activist.

Vincent Gallo is an American actor, director, musician and painter.

Valeriya Novodvorskaya is a Russian politician famous for trying to establish democracy in the country.

Valerie Adams is a prominent shot putter from New Zealand who is a two-time Olympic champion.

Valentino Rossi is a world famous motorcycle racer who has won the MotoGP World Championship several times.

Valdas Adamkus is the former President of Lithuania.

Thurgood Marshall was an Associate Justice of the United States’ Supreme Court.

Thomas Robert Malthus was an English economist best known for his hugely influential theories on population growth.

Thales was the greatest Greek philosopher and one of the Seven Sages of Greece.

Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah is a prominent Malaysian politician dubbed the 'Father of Malaysia's Economy'.

Tarsila do Amaral gave Latin American art a new direction.

Sunil Bharti Mittal is an Indian entrepreneur who founded Bharti Enterprises.

Stendhal was a prominent 19th century French writer.

Sir Donald Bradman was an Australian cricketer hailed as the greatest ever Test batsman of all time.

Simon Wiesenthal was an Austrian writer and a famous Nazi hunter.

Sherman Alexie is a writer and film maker known for his work in Native American literature.

Ségolène Royal is a French politician who currently serves as the president of the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council.

Saul Alinsky was an American writer, political activist and community organiser.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel played a crucial role in the freedom struggle and unifying of India.

Sam Walton was an extremely creative and talented businessman.

Salvador Mazza was an eminent Argentinean physician and epidemiologist.

Salvador Jorge Blanco is a famous politician and writer who belonged to the Dominican Republic.

Salvador Dali was a Spanish painter who was an advocate of surrealism.

Salvador Allende was a former president of Chile.

Salva Kiir Mayardit is the President of South Sudan.

Salman Rushdie is one of the most prominent writers of the twentieth century.

Salma Hayek is a Mexican-American actress born of Spanish-Lebanese parents.

Sally Field is an Oscar-winning American actress, who is known for her numerous roles in both films and television.

Rukmini Devi Arundale was an Indian classical dancer and theosophist.

Roque Dalton was a Salvadoran poet, one of Latin America's greatest poets.

Ronald Reagan was the 40th President of the United States and the Governor of California.

Robert Duvall is an acclaimed Hollywood actor & director with a long list of critically and commercially successful films.

Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer and poet.

Ricardo Palma was a Peruvian author, historian, librarian and political figure.

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