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Meaning and name origin
Valentina \v(a)-lenti-na, val(en)-tina\ as a girl's name is pronounced val-en-TEE-nah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Valentina is "strong, healthy". Feminine of Valentine, a saint's name. Valerie is from the same root; Valentia was the earliest form. The custom of sending cards to sweethearts on Valentine's Day came from an ancient belief that birds began pairing on February 14, the feast day of Saint Valentine (third century). Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova.
Valentina has 27 variant forms: Teena, Teina, Tena, Tina, Val, Vale, Valeda, Valen, Valena, Valene, Valencia, Valenteen, Valenteena, Valentia, Valentijn, Valentine, Valenzia, Valera, Valida, Valina, Valja, Vallatina, Valli, Vallie, Vally, Valyn and Velora.
Valentina is a very popular first name for females (#1339 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Valentina name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Valentina with its variant forms and related girl baby names.
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