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What does Valentijn mean?

Valentijn Pronunciation of Valentijn [valen-ti-jn] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Valentijn) is of Latin derivation, and the name Valentijn means "strong, healthy". Valentijn is an alternate spelling of Valentine (Latin): transcription of Valentinus.

Associated with: strong.


Valentijn has 5 variants: Valentin, Valentinian, Valentino, Valentinus and Valentyn.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Valentijn Blaze (V.B.), ..

How popular is Valentijn?

Valentijn is an unusual given name for men. Valentijn is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Valentijn (not ranked) are Valentino (#675 a year ago), Valentin (#922) and Valentine. Other forms, like Valentinus, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Valentijn is widespread presently (average #1199), except for the form Valentine which has fallen out of fashion. Valentin is a constant favorite, though Valentino is currently more frequently used. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Martijn, Valen, Valente, Valerian, Valerien, Valerio, Valerius and Valeryan. Like Valentijn, these names are not frequently used.

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