[ 3 syll. va-len-tin, val-ent-in ] The baby boy name Valentin is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is VAA-LehN-TiyN (German) or Vaa-LiyN-TIYN or Vaa-LYehN-TIYN (Russian) †. Valentin is used chiefly in the Czech, French, German, Russian, and Scandinavian languages, and it is derived from Latin origins. Valentin is a variant of the name Valentine (English). Variants of Valentin include the short forms Velten (German) and Veltin (German).
Valentin is somewhat popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been rising since the 2000s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2007, 0.018% of baby boys were given the name Valentin. Its ranking then was #612. In 2012, its usage was 0.011% and its ranking #897, and it was the most commonly used out of all boy names in its group. Valentin has predominantly been a baby boy name in the past century.
† Pronunciation for Valentin: V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)"