Valentino Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Valentin:
Derived from the Latin Valentīnus, a derivative of valens (to be healthy, to be strong). The name was borne by fifty-one saints, including the 3rd century Roman saint and martyr whose feast day, February 14, coincides with that of a pagan festival marking the beginning of spring.
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Named for St. Valentino, an Italian Saint from where Valentine's Day was derived.
FEMININE FORM: Valentina
OTHER LANGUAGES: Valentinus (Ancient Roman), Balendin (Basque), Valentin (Bulgarian), Valentin, Tin, Valent (Croatian), Valentin (Czech), Valentin (Danish), Valentijn (Dutch), Valentine, Val (English), Valentin (French), Valentin (German), Bálint (Hungarian), Valentin (Macedonian), Valentin (Norwegian), Walenty (Polish), Valentin, Vali (Romanian), Valentin (Russian), Ualan (Scottish), Valentín (Slovak), Valentin, Tine, Tinek (Slovene), Valentín (Spanish), Valentin (Swedish), Valentyn (Ukrainian), Folant (Welsh)
POPULARITY: #673 in the United States, #92 in Croatia, #105 in Italy, #408 in The Netherlands
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"Val". My son personally hates being called "Tino", but every kid is different.
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Italian form of Valentine.
talian form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE).
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Valentino Garavani, Italian fashion designer known simply as "Valentino."
Rudolph Valentino, Italian-American silent film actor and early sex-symbol.
Valentino Rossi, Italian motorcycle racer.
Valentino Martin (b. 2008), son of Puerto Rican singer, actor, and author Ricky Martin
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Singer Diane Birch "Valentino"
Band Bangles "Manic Monday" says she was kissing Valentino by a crystal blue Italian stream