Valentine - Meaning of Valentine

What does Valentine mean?

[ 3 syll. va-len-ti-ne, val-ent-ine ] The baby girl name Valentine is also used as a boy name, and it is more frequently a boy name. It is pronounced as VaeL-ehNTIY-N or VAEL-ehNTayN †. Valentine's language of origin is Latin. It is predominantly used in French and English. It is derived from the word valens with the meaning 'healthy, strong'. See Valentine for more information.

Valentine is a form of Valentina in the French language.

Forms of the name include the English Valene and the Italian, Russian, and Slavic Valentina.

See also the related categories, strong (strength), english, latin, healthy, and french.

Valentine is an unusual baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1917 with 0.005% of baby girls being named Valentine. It had a ranking of #976 then. The baby name has experienced a drop in frequency since then, and is of sporadic use today. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly related to Valentine, Valentina was the most popular. In the last century Valentine has mainly been a boy name. There were 2 times more boys than girls who were named Valentine in 1917.

Baby names that sound like Valentine include Valenteen, Valentyne, Valentijn, Valentin, Valentyn, Valentina, Valentyna, and Walentyna.

† Pronunciation for Valentine: V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; 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)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)"

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