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Meaning is "strong" and I know there was a St. Valery in France in about the 6th century AD.
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Valery Chkalov was a famous Russian aircraft test pilot. In 1937 he accomplished the first ultra long 63-hour flight from Moscow, USSR to Vancouver, WA via the North Pole. There is a street in Vancouver, WA named for him and an obelisk.
Valeriy Kharlamov was a star Russian (actually Soviet) ice hockey player and was considered one of the greatest players in the world. He was voted one of six players to the International Ice Hockey Federation's (IIHF) Centennial All-Star Team in a poll conducted by a group of 56 experts from 16 countries.
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