Meaning and name origin
Valerie \v(a)-le-rie\ as a girl's name is pronounced VAL-er-ee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Valerie is "strong, healthy". Feminine of Valerius, a Roman family clan name; the French form of an early Christian name, Valeria. Also the name of a fourth-century Spanish saint. Actresses Valerie Harper, Valerie Bertinelli, Valerie Perrine.
Valerie▲ has 24 variant forms: Val, Valaree, Valarey, Valaria, Valarie▼, Vale, Valeree, Valeria▲, Valeriana, Valery▼, Valerye, Valka, Vallarie, Valleree, Vallerie, Vallery, Vallie▼, Vallorey, Vallorie, Vallory, Valorie▼, Vallrie, Valry and Valka.
There is 1 masculine form of Valerie: Valerian.
Valerie is a very popular first name for females (#149 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#38939 out of 88799, Top 44%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Valerie for girls. Valerie reached its highest rank of #70 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Valerie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Valentina (#112), Valeria (#175), Valerie (#176), Valorie, Vallie, Valery and Valarie. (2014 statistics).