What does Valerie mean?
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 variants: Val, Valaree, Valarey, Valaria, Valarie▼, Vale, Valeree, Valeria▲, Valeriana, Valery▼, Valerye, Valka, Valka, Vallarie, Valleree, Vallerie, Vallery, Vallie▼, Vallorey, Vallorie, Vallory, Vallrie, Valorie▼ and Valry.
Valerie has 1 masculine form: Valerian.Kreatif forms: Varlerie, Villerie, Vilrie. [more]
How popular is Valerie?
Valerie is a very prominent first name for women (#149 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#61058 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Valerie for girls. Valerie entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #70 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, and is presently at #176. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Valerie and corresponding names. Valentina (#112 2 years ago), Valeria (#175), Valorie, Vallie, Valery and Valarie are the prominent alternative forms of Valerie (#176 2 years ago) listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these forms of Valerie was at its highest in the year 2008 (average #623) and is almost as conventional today (#637, 3.8% less). Valerie has generally been picked by parents, while Valeria has also become trendy as well, and Valarie used to be popular. (2014 Birth Statistics)