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What does Valen mean?

Valen Pronunciation of Valen [valen] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Valen) is of Latin origin, and the name Valen means "strong, healthy". Valen is a variant form of Valentine (Latin): transcription of Valentinus.

Associated with: strong.


Valen has 1 variant: Vallen.

3 more relations via Valentine: Val, Valentin and Valentyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Vilen, Vollen, ..

(female) Valeno, Vales, ..

Middle name pairings:
Valen Jerimiah (V.J.), ..

How popular is Valen?

Valen is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#53904 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Valentin (#922 from current records), Valentine and Val are the prominent alternative forms of Valen (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Valentyn, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Valen was widespread among parents 8 years ago (usage of 0.02%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.01%, 37.4%), with the version Valentine going out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Val, Valentin, Valentine in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aaren, Alen, Allen, Baylen, Caden, Caelen, Dagen, Dalen, Dallen, Dalten, Damen, Daren, Daven, Daylen, Eaden, Eagen, Emlen, Falken, Galen, Galten, Galven, Garen, Garlen, Gaven, Gaylen, Glen, Haden, Hagen, Halden, Halen, Hallen, Halten (see Halton), Hamlen, Harlen, Haven, Hazen, Jacen, Jaden, Jalen, Jaren, Jasen, Jaxen, Jaylen, Kaden, Kagen, Kalen, Laken, Laren, Malden, Mallen, Marlen, Maslen, Naren, Nolen, Olen, Paden, Paten, Raven, Raylen, Saxen, Talen, Tallen, Taren, Vaile, Vale, Valente, Valery, Vali, Valter, Van, Vanek, Vann, Varden, Varun and Walden. These names tend to be more frequently used than Valen.

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