[ 3 syll. va-len-tin, val-ent-in ] The baby boy name Valentin is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is VAALehNTiyN (German) or VaaLiyNTIYN or VaaLYehNTIYN (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)"