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Valentine (girl)

What does Valentine mean?

Valentine Pronunciation of Valentine [valen-tine] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Valentine) has its root in Latin, and the name Valentine means "strong, healthy". Valentine is a variant form of Valentina (Latin): feminine of Valentine.

Associated with: strong.


Valentine has 3 variants: Valenteen, Valenteena and Valentijn.

5 more alternative forms via Valentina: Valencia, Valene, Valentia, Valenzia and Vallatina.

2 masculine forms: Val and Valente.

Creative forms:
(female) Valentivel, Vellentine, ..

(male) Valentiney, Valentiver, ..

Middle name pairings:
Valentine Alena (V.A.), ..

How popular is Valentine?

Valentine is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3235 out of 4276, Top 76%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#834 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Valentine reached its top position of #1275 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Valentine name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Valentine outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Valentine are Valencia (#1952 in 2015) and Valentina (#114). Adoption of these relations of Valentine was more pronounced in 2015 (median #1355). Valentina has generally been popular among parents.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Valentine, Valencia, Valentina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Valentine and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Albertine, Aleine, Alenne, Alleine, Allexine (see Alexandra), Balbine (see Balbina), Bertine, Bettine, Blandine, Calvine, Cateline, Caterine, Celandine, Celenne, Celestene, Celestine, Celestyne (see Celeste), Clementine, Daline, Earnestine, Eglantine, Elbertine, Ernestine, Faline, Fantine, Faustine, Fleurine, Gaetane, Glenene, Glenine, Glenne, Glennene (see Glenna), Hansine, Hubertine, Jannine, Jenine, Jestine, Kalaine, Kalene, Lareine, Larentina, Laurentine, Laurentyne (see Laurence), Laverine, Leontine, Madelaine, Madeline, Modestine, Raedine, Raelaine, Raleine, Rayleine (see Raina), Robertine, Selestine, Selestyne (see Celeste), Solenne, Valena, Valeree, Valeria, Valerie, Valeta, Valetta, Valkyrie, Vallarie, Vallerie, Vallie, Vallrie (see Valerie), Valorie, Vanetia, Vangie, Vanina, Vannie, Venice, Verine and Vincintine (see Vincentia). These names tend to be less commonly used than Valentine.

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