What does Valentin mean?
Valentin /va-len-tin/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Valentin means "strong, healthy". Valentin is a variant transcription of Valentine (Latin): form of Valentinus. Valentini is a popular surname.
How popular is Valentin?
Valentin is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#841 out of 1220, Top 69%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#2265 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Valentin for boys. Valentin was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its top position of #614 in the U.S. in 2007, and is presently at #980. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Valentino (#765 in 2014), Val and Valentine are the popular alternative forms of Valentin (#980 in 2014) appearing in the Top 1000. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.1775%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.0638%, down 64.1%), with the versions Valentin, Valentine and Val becoming less fashionable. Valentino (#765) is the most chic boy name here. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Valentin and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Valente. This name tends to be less frequently used than Valentin.