Meaning and Name Origin
Valencia \v(a)-len-cia, val(e)-ncia\ as a girls' name is pronounced vah-LEN-cee-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Valencia is "strong, healthy". From Valentinus, a saint's name. Also a place name for the city on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, known for its oranges.
Valencia▼ has 1 variant: Valentia.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Valentina.
Valencia is a very popular first name for females (#1194 out of 4276, Top 28%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#977 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Valencia for girls. Valencia was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #712 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Valencia and associated names. The only other prominent variation form of Valencia rated in the Top 1000 is Valentina (#112 last year). Adoption of these girl names is at its most widespread presently, except for the version Valencia which has become less trendy. Valentina (#112) is the most trendy birth name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Valencia▼ is alike in pronunciation to Valenzia. This name tends to be less commonly used than Valencia.