Valentina Name Meaning

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A Deep Dive

Valentina Overview

Meaning

Strong, healthy

Gender

Girl

Origin

Latin

Etymology

Derived from the Latin name “Valentinus,” meaning “strong” or “healthy.”

Religion

Christianity

Pronunciation

/ˌvælənˈtiːnə/

Popularity

Valentina is a popular name in many countries, especially in Europe and Latin America. Recently, Valentina has steadily risen in popularity in the USA, ranking within the top 100 names for girls.

Syllable

4 syllables

Length

9 letters

Numerology

8 (Practical, Ambitious, Materialistic)

Name Styles

Popular, Exotic, Classic, Cute

Associated Traits

Strong, elegant, compassionate, intelligent

Spiritual, Religious, or Cultural Significance

Saint Valentina is a Christian martyr venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Church.

Name Day

February 14th
A Deep Dive

Valentina Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Valentine, Valente, Valenteena, Valentin, Valenteen

Common Nicknames

Val, Tina, Vali, Lena, Valy

Diminutives

Lina, Vale, Tiny, Vally

Famous People

  • Valentina Lisitsa
    (Ukrainian-American Pianist)
  • Valentina Shevchenko
    (Kyrgyzstani-Peruvian Martial Artist)
  • Valentina Cortese
    (Italian Actress)
  • Valentina Nappi
    (Italian Adult Film Actress)

Pop Culture Icons and Works

  • "Valentina"
    (Film)
  • Valentina
    (TV Series)
  • Valentina Diaz
    ("Narcos: Mexico," TV Series)
  • Valentina
    ("The Last Witch Hunter," Film)
  • "Valentina"
    (Song)
  • Valentina
    ("Animal Crossing," Video Game)

Places

  • Valentina City
    (Santa Catarina, Brazil)
  • Valentina Park
    (Rome, Italy)
  • Valentina River
    (Quebec, Canada)
  • Valentina Island
    (Chile)
  • Valentina Beach
    (California, USA)

What Is the Meaning of Valentina?

Valentina means “strong” or “healthy.” The name often conveys a sense of vitality and resilience, suggesting a person who is determined, energetic, and full of life.

What Is the Origin of The Name Valentina?

Valentina has Latin origins. It is derived from the Latin word “valens,” meaning “strong” or “healthy.” The name has been used in various cultures and languages, particularly in Italian, Spanish, and Russian-speaking countries, and has a long history of use.

Valentina Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Valentina in the U.S. over the Years

United States flagUnited States#692021#572022#492023
Top 3 Rankings#492023#572022#652019

Annual Statistics Breakdown for Valentina

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
202349
(+8 from 2022)
4075
(+179 from 2022)
0.23296
202257
(+12 from 2021)
3896
(+432 from 2021)
0.21728
202169
(+4 from 2020)
3464
(+115 from 2020)
0.19335
202073
(-8 from 2019)
3349
(-448 from 2019)
0.18946
201965
(+16 from 2018)
3797
(+361 from 2018)
0.20693
201881
(+15 from 2017)
3436
(+396 from 2017)
0.18477
201796
(+10 from 2016)
3040
(+120 from 2016)
0.16092
2016106
(+8 from 2015)
2920
(+169 from 2015)
0.15084
2015114
(-2 from 2014)
2751
(-31 from 2014)
0.14101
2014112
(+17 from 2013)
2782
(+218 from 2013)
0.14221
2013129
(+38 from 2012)
2564
(+660 from 2012)
0.13301
2012167
(-13 from 2011)
1904
(-114 from 2011)
0.09817
2011154
(-2 from 2010)
2018
(+14 from 2010)
0.10414
2010152
(+51 from 2009)
2004
(+420 from 2009)
0.10221
2009203
(+61 from 2008)
1584
(+293 from 2008)
0.07822
2008264
(+130 from 2007)
1291
(+462 from 2007)
0.06198
2007394
(+46 from 2006)
829
(+105 from 2006)
0.03917
2006440
(+22 from 2005)
724
(+67 from 2005)
0.03463
2005462
(+20 from 2004)
657
(+46 from 2004)
0.03237
2004482
(-25 from 2003)
611
(-43 from 2003)
0.03028
2003457
(+146 from 2002)
654
(+227 from 2002)
0.03259
2002603
(+24 from 2001)
427
(+28 from 2001)
0.02162
2001627
(+83 from 2000)
399
(+73 from 2000)
0.02014
2000710
(+99 from 1999)
326
(+57 from 1999)
0.01633
1999809
(+22 from 1998)
269
(+13 from 1998)
0.01382
1998831
(+46 from 1997)
256
(+25 from 1997)
0.01321
1997877
(+69 from 1996)
231
(+28 from 1996)
0.01210
1996946
(+24 from 1995)
203
(+9 from 1995)
0.01059
1995970
(-19 from 1994)
194
(-1 from 1994)
0.01010
1994951
(+54 from 1993)
195
(+11 from 1993)
0.01000
19931005
(+372 from 1992)
184
(+64 from 1992)
0.00933
19921377
(+6 from 1991)
120
(+4 from 1991)
0.00599
19911383
(-151 from 1990)
116
(-19 from 1990)
0.00570
19901232
(+56 from 1989)
135
(+13 from 1989)
0.00657
19891288
(+202 from 1988)
122
(+31 from 1988)
0.00612
19881490
(-250 from 1987)
91
(-23 from 1987)
0.00473
19871240
(+111 from 1986)
114
(+18 from 1986)
0.00608
19861351
(-28 from 1985)
96
(-4 from 1985)
0.00520
19851323
(+428 from 1984)
100
(+38 from 1984)
0.00542
19841751
(-393 from 1983)
62
(-26 from 1983)
0.00344
19831358
(+314 from 1982)
88
(+20 from 1982)
0.00492
19821672
(-304 from 1981)
68
(-22 from 1981)
0.00375
19811368
(+160 from 1980)
90
(+13 from 1980)
0.00503
19801528
(+149 from 1979)
77
(+11 from 1979)
0.00432
19791677
(+127 from 1978)
66
(+10 from 1978)
0.00383
19781804
(-42 from 1977)
56
(-2 from 1977)
0.00341
19771762
(-124 from 1976)
58
(-2 from 1976)
0.00353
19761638
(-122 from 1975)
60
(-7 from 1975)
0.00382
19751516
(+333 from 1974)
67
(+20 from 1974)
0.00429
19741849
(-416 from 1973)
47
(-21 from 1973)
0.00300
19731433
(+39 from 1972)
68
(+3 from 1972)
0.00438
19721472
(-5 from 1971)
65
(-5 from 1971)
0.00403
19711467
(+171 from 1970)
70
(+13 from 1970)
0.00399
19701638
(-254 from 1969)
57
(-12 from 1969)
0.00311
19691384
(-95 from 1968)
69
(-4 from 1968)
0.00391
19681289
(-93 from 1967)
73
(-6 from 1967)
0.00427
19671196
(-94 from 1966)
79
(-12 from 1966)
0.00460
19661102
(+32 from 1965)
91
(+4 from 1965)
0.00518
19651134
(+55 from 1964)
87
(+1 from 1964)
0.00476
19641189
(-70 from 1963)
86
(-9 from 1963)
0.00439
19631119
(+276 from 1962)
95
(+32 from 1962)
0.00478
19621395
(+22 from 1961)
63
(+1 from 1961)
0.00311
19611417
(-63 from 1960)
62
(-4 from 1960)
0.00298
19601354
(+183 from 1959)
66
(+16 from 1959)
0.00317
19591537
(-68 from 1958)
50
(-3 from 1958)
0.00241
19581469
(-296 from 1957)
53
(-28 from 1957)
0.00257
19571173
(+146 from 1956)
81
(+19 from 1956)
0.00386
19561319
(-122 from 1955)
62
(-8 from 1955)
0.00301
19551197
(+104 from 1954)
70
(+12 from 1954)
0.00349
19541301
(-53 from 1953)
58
(-2 from 1953)
0.00291
19531248
(-141 from 1952)
60
(-12 from 1952)
0.00311
19521107
(+308 from 1951)
72
(+28 from 1951)
0.00379
19511415
(+18 from 1950)
44
(+3 from 1950)
0.00238
19501433
(+701 from 1949)
41
(+20 from 1949)
0.00233
19492134
(-395 from 1948)
21
(-8 from 1948)
0.00120
19481739
(-137 from 1947)
29
(-6 from 1947)
0.00166
19471602
(+879 from 1946)
35
(+20 from 1946)
0.00193
19462481
(-821 from 1945)
15
(-10 from 1945)
0.00093
19451660
(+436 from 1944)
25
(+8 from 1944)
0.00186
19442096
(-102 from 1943)
17
(-2 from 1943)
0.00124
19431994
(-364 from 1942)
19
(-7 from 1942)
0.00132
19421630
(+19 from 1941)
26
(+3 from 1941)
0.00187
19411649
(-207 from 1940)
23
(-5 from 1940)
0.00185
19401442
(+596 from 1939)
28
(+12 from 1939)
0.00237
19392038
(-335 from 1938)
16
(-5 from 1938)
0.00141
19381703
(+493 from 1937)
21
(+7 from 1937)
0.00184
19372196
(-246 from 1936)
14
(-2 from 1936)
0.00127
19361950
(-344 from 1935)
16
(-6 from 1935)
0.00148
19351606
(-3 from 1934)
22
No change from 1934
0.00202
19341603
(-273 from 1933)
22
(-7 from 1933)
0.00203
19331330
(+355 from 1932)
29
(+8 from 1932)
0.00277
19321685
(-264 from 1931)
21
(-6 from 1931)
0.00190
19311421
(-224 from 1930)
27
(-12 from 1930)
0.00245
19301197
(+329 from 1929)
39
(+13 from 1929)
0.00334
19291526
(-24 from 1928)
26
(-2 from 1928)
0.00225
19281502
(-79 from 1927)
28
(-4 from 1927)
0.00234
19271423
(-9 from 1926)
32
No change from 1926
0.00259
19261414
(-204 from 1925)
32
(-9 from 1925)
0.00260
19251210
(+356 from 1924)
41
(+12 from 1924)
0.00325
19241566
(-392 from 1923)
29
(-14 from 1923)
0.00224
19231174
(+58 from 1922)
43
(+3 from 1922)
0.00343
19221232
(+311 from 1921)
40
(+11 from 1921)
0.00321
19211543
(-261 from 1920)
29
(-7 from 1920)
0.00227
19201282
(+43 from 1919)
36
(+2 from 1919)
0.00289
19191325
(+212 from 1918)
34
(+7 from 1918)
0.00289
19181537
(-200 from 1917)
27
(-3 from 1917)
0.00225
19171337
(+612 from 1916)
30
(+13 from 1916)
0.00267
19161949
(-66 from 1915)
17
No change from 1915
0.00157
19151883
(-539 from 1914)
17
(-5 from 1914)
0.00166
19141344
(+690 from 1913)
22
(+12 from 1913)
0.00276
19132034
(-414 from 1912)
10
(-2 from 1912)
0.00153
19121620
(+172 from 1911)
12
(+4 from 1911)
0.00205
19111792
(-19 from 1910)
8
No change from 1910
0.00181
19101773
(-334 from 1908)
8
(-1 from 1908)
0.00191
19090
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19081439
(-212 from 1901)
9
(+1 from 1901)
0.00254
19070
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19060
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19050
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19040
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19030
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19020
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19011227
(+496 from 1900)
8
(+2 from 1900)
0.00315
19001723
(-168 from 1897)
6
(+1 from 1897)
0.00189
18990
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18980
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18971555
First SSA data recorded
5
First SSA data recorded
0.00201
18960
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18950
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18940
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18930
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18920
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18910
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18900
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18890
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18880
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18870
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18860
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18850
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18840
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18830
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18820
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18810
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18800
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000

American States Popularity Rankings for Valentina

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

California (CA)

California (CA) flagCalifornia (CA)#312021#262022#192023

Texas (TX)

Texas (TX) flagTexas (TX)#412021#302022#212023

Florida (FL)

Florida (FL) flagFlorida (FL)#162021#122022#112023

New York (NY)

New York (NY) flagNew York (NY)#402021#302022#232023

New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey (NJ) flagNew Jersey (NJ)#242021#192022#132023

Illinois (IL)

Illinois (IL) flagIllinois (IL)#922021#692022#662023

Arizona (AZ)

Arizona (AZ) flagArizona (AZ)#622021#272022#302023

Massachusetts (MA)

Massachusetts (MA) flagMassachusetts (MA)#642021#692022#562023

Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania (PA) flagPennsylvania (PA)#1182021#1242022#1822023

Virginia (VA)

Virginia (VA) flagVirginia (VA)#1322021#1132022#962023

Georgia (GA)

Georgia (GA) flagGeorgia (GA)#1452021#1272022#1392023

North Carolina (NC)

North Carolina (NC) flagNorth Carolina (NC)#1582021#1072022#842023

Connecticut (CT)

Connecticut (CT) flagConnecticut (CT)#352021#462022#442023

Maryland (MD)

Maryland (MD) flagMaryland (MD)#572021#742022#952023

Washington (WA)

Washington (WA) flagWashington (WA)#952021#942022#1012023

Colorado (CO)

Colorado (CO) flagColorado (CO)#892021#1252022#812023

Michigan (MI)

Michigan (MI) flagMichigan (MI)#2442021#2022022#2442023

Nevada (NV)

Nevada (NV) flagNevada (NV)#672021#322022#482023

Ohio (OH)

Ohio (OH) flagOhio (OH)#2592021#2502022#2452023

New Mexico (NM)

New Mexico (NM) flagNew Mexico (NM)#1322021#592022#432023

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) flagTennessee (TN)#3392021#2682022#1662023

Indiana (IN)

Indiana (IN) flagIndiana (IN)#2842021#1812022#1892023

Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin (WI) flagWisconsin (WI)#3312021#3262022#2172023

Oregon (OR)

Oregon (OR) flagOregon (OR)#2152021#1662022#1292023

Utah (UT)

Utah (UT) flagUtah (UT)#1992021#2262022#1312023

Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota (MN) flagMinnesota (MN)#3502021#3432022#2312023

Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma (OK) flagOklahoma (OK)#1662021#1752022#1192023

South Carolina (SC)

South Carolina (SC) flagSouth Carolina (SC)#2442021#1942022#1982023

Rhode Island (RI)

Rhode Island (RI) flagRhode Island (RI)#642021#232022#242023

Louisiana (LA)

Louisiana (LA) flagLouisiana (LA)#2692021#2462022#2072023

Kansas (KS)

Kansas (KS) flagKansas (KS)#2162021#2092022#1142023

District of Columbia (DC)

District of Columbia (DC) flagDistrict of Columbia (DC)#582021#452022#652023

Missouri (MO)

Missouri (MO) flagMissouri (MO)#4752021#3122022#4082023

Iowa (IA)

Iowa (IA) flagIowa (IA)#2032021#2752022#1822023

Arkansas (AR)

Arkansas (AR) flagArkansas (AR)#2852021#1872022#2952023

Nebraska (NE)

Nebraska (NE) flagNebraska (NE)#1642021#1212022#1892023

Alabama (AL)

Alabama (AL) flagAlabama (AL)#5792021#1992022#3042023

Kentucky (KY)

Kentucky (KY) flagKentucky (KY)#7232021#3812022#3232023

Idaho (ID)

Idaho (ID) flagIdaho (ID)#2382021#1902022#2222023

Delaware (DE)

Delaware (DE) flagDelaware (DE)#1752020#1682021#1232023

New Hampshire (NH)

New Hampshire (NH) flagNew Hampshire (NH)#2602016#2502018#2122022

Hawaii (HI)

Hawaii (HI) flagHawaii (HI)#2062017#1782022

Alaska (AK)

Alaska (AK) flagAlaska (AK)#2252013

Mississippi (MS)

Mississippi (MS) flagMississippi (MS)#6432018

South Dakota (SD)

South Dakota (SD) flagSouth Dakota (SD)#2672023

Popularity Rankings for Valentina in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

Popularity in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico flagPuerto Rico#12021#12022#12023

Popularity in Estonia

Estonia flagEstonia#11946-1950#31951-1955#91956-1960

Popularity in Argentina

Argentina flagArgentina#82015#22020#22021

Popularity in Mexico

Mexico flagMexico#42020#32021

Popularity in Uruguay

Uruguay flagUruguay#42021#52022#52023

Popularity in Austria

Austria flagAustria#122020#82021#82022

Popularity in Galicia, Spain

Galicia, Spain flagGalicia, Spain#162020#122021#142022

Popularity in Chile

Chile flagChile#182019#192020#182021

Popularity in Catalonia, Spain

Catalonia, Spain flagCatalonia, Spain#202013#182014#182015

Popularity in Spain

Spain flagSpain#192020#212021#232022

Popularity in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan flagKazakhstan#241969#271970#301972

Popularity in Portugal

Portugal flagPortugal#812018#312019#262020

Popularity in Switzerland

Switzerland flagSwitzerland#342020#272021#302022

Popularity in Italy

Italy flagItaly#412012#462013#482014

Popularity in Belgium

Belgium flagBelgium#842020#872021#582022

Popularity in Basque Country, Spain

Basque Country, Spain flagBasque Country, Spain#862020#902021#622022

Popularity in Germany

Germany flagGermany#722021#692022#642023

Popularity in France

France flagFrance#1772020#1132021#832022

Popularity in Latvia

Latvia flagLatvia#951935#891950

Popularity in Australia (NSW)

Australia (NSW) flagAustralia (NSW)#902021#922022#972023

Popularity in Russia (Moscow)

Russia (Moscow) flagRussia (Moscow)#992019#1252022#1292023

Popularity in Canada

Canada flagCanada#1212021#1092022#1942023

Popularity in Sweden

Sweden flagSweden#2022022#1712023

Popularity in Quebec, Canada

Quebec, Canada flagQuebec, Canada#1932020#2332021#1922022

Popularity in New Zealand

New Zealand flagNew Zealand#2992020#3242021#1932022

Popularity in Iceland

Iceland flagIceland#2972022#2352023

Popularity in Ireland

Ireland flagIreland#3362021#3172022#2372023

Popularity in England and Wales

England and Wales flagEngland and Wales#2632019#2382020#2462021

Popularity in Scotland

Scotland flagScotland#2612021#2602022#3232023

Popularity in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland flagNorthern Ireland#3332020#2982021#3282023

Popularity in Poland

Poland flagPoland#3342021#3502022#3012023

Popularity in Norway

Norway flagNorway#3222021#3162022#3222023

Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Valentina a Name for Boys or Girls?

Valentina is a girl’s name. Its elegant and feminine sound, along with its associations with strength and health, make it a popular choice for girls.

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Valentina

  • Valentine
  • Valente
  • Valenteena
  • Valentin
  • Valenteen
  • Val
  • Tina
  • Vali
  • Lena
  • Valy
  • Lina
  • Vale
  • Tiny
  • Vally

Valentina in Famous People Names, Pop Culture, and Places

  • Valentina Tereshkova (Cosmonaut, born 1937): A Soviet cosmonaut who was the first woman to fly in space.
  • Valentina Lisitsa (Pianist, born 1973): A Ukrainian-American pianist known for her performances of classical music.
  • Valentina Shevchenko (Martial Artist, born 1988): A Kyrgyzstani-Peruvian mixed martial artist and former UFC Women's Flyweight Champion.
  • Valentina Cortese (Actress, 1923–2019): An Italian actress known for her work in Italian and international films.
  • Valentina Nappi (Adult Film Actress, born 1990): An Italian adult film actress and model.
  • Valentina Cervi (Actress, born 1976): An Italian actress known for her roles in "Jane Eyre" and "Miracle at St. Anna."
  • Valentina Zenere (Actress, born 1997): An Argentine actress and model known for her role in the Disney Channel series "Soy Luna."
  • Valentina Acosta (Archer, born 2000): A Colombian archer who won a gold medal at the 2019 World Youth Archery Championships.
  • Valentina Allegra de Fontaine (Fictional Character): A character in Marvel Comics who has appeared in various comic book series and adaptations.
  • Valentina Allegra de Fontaine ("Marvel Cinematic Universe," 2021 TV Series): A mysterious and influential figure recruiting individuals for covert operations.
  • "Valentina" (1950 Film): An Italian neorealist film exploring the struggles and aspirations of a young woman named Valentina.
  • Valentina (2021 TV Series): A drama series following the life of a young woman named Valentina as she navigates her career and personal relationships.
  • Valentina Diaz ("Narcos: Mexico," 2018 TV Series): A journalist who bravely reports on the drug cartels in Mexico.
  • Valentina ("The Last Witch Hunter," 2015 Film): A member of an ancient order of priests who assists the protagonist in hunting witches.
  • "Valentina" (2013 Song by Prince Royce): A romantic song celebrating love and passion.
  • Valentina ("Animal Crossing," 2001 Video Game): A character who appears as a friendly and helpful villager in the popular life simulation game.
  • Valentina Villanueva ("Mi Gorda Bella," 2002 TV Series): A kind-hearted and intelligent woman who transforms her life and finds love.
  • Valentina ("Valentina's Tango," 2006 Film): A passionate dancer involved in a complex love story set against the backdrop of tango music.
  • "Valentina and the Magic Necklace" (2009 Children's Book): A magical tale about a young girl who embarks on an adventure with a mystical necklace.
  • Valentina City (Santa Catarina, Brazil): A small city in the southern region of Brazil, known for its vibrant cultural scene and festivals.
  • Valentina Park (Rome, Italy): A public park in Rome, known for its beautiful gardens and historical significance.
  • Valentina River (Quebec, Canada): A river in Quebec, known for its scenic beauty and recreational activities like fishing and kayaking.
  • Valentina Island (Chile): An island in the Chiloé Archipelago, known for its rich biodiversity and traditional Chilotan culture.
  • Valentina Beach (California, USA): A popular beach in California, known for its stunning coastal views and recreational opportunities.
  • Valentina Valley (Victoria, Australia): A valley in Victoria known for its picturesque landscapes and hiking trails.
  • Valentina Lake (Alberta, Canada): A lake in Alberta, popular for fishing, boating, and its serene environment.
  • Valentina Street (London, UK): A street in London known for its charming architecture and historical significance.
  • Valentina Hills (New Zealand): A range of hills in New Zealand, known for their natural beauty and outdoor activities.
  • Valentina Forest (Ontario, Canada): A forested area in Ontario, known for its diverse flora and fauna and hiking opportunities.

Similar Names to Valentina

  • Valeria
  • Valencia
  • Catalina
  • Seraphina
  • Angelina
  • Melina
  • Adelina
  • Evelina
  • Celestina
  • Martina

Sibling Names for Valentina