Meaning and name origin
Valencia \v(a)-len-cia, val(e)-ncia\ as a girl's 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 form: Valentia.
For more information, 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 or last name for all people (#977 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Valencia for girls. Valencia reached its highest rank of #712 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Valencia and its variant form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Valentina (#112) and Valencia. (2014 statistics).
Valencia▼ is also pronounced similarly to Valenzia. This name tends to be less commonly used than Valencia.