Valentine Name Meaning & Origin

Valentine

Pronunciation: VA-lehn-tiyn (key)

Origin of the name Valentine:

From the Latin Valentinus, which is derived from valens (strong, vigorous, powerful).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Val, Valentina

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This is my daughter's name and she loves it, as does pretty much everyone who hears it. She hasn't been teased for it at school, although she often is asked if her birthday is Valentine's Day (it isn't).

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V (Vee)
Val
Tina
Tiny
Lenny
Vale
Valerie

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Valentine in song, story & screen: | Edit

Valentine - Shawn Mullins (song)
My Funny Valentine
Valentine Wiggin- a central character in the Ender Saga book series by Orson Scott Card.
Valentine de Villefort- a character in The Count of Monte Cristo

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