Valencia name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Valencia

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  1. According to a user from Indiana, U.S., the name Valencia is of Latin origin and means "Healthy and Strong".
  2. According to a user from Maryland, U.S., the name Valencia is of Spanish origin and means "Strength, Valor, Healthy, Powerful".
  3. According to a user from South Africa, the name Valencia means "Bravery, strong and/ health".
  4. A user from Georgia, U.S. says the name Valencia means "Strong".
  5. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Valencia is of Latin origin and means "strength or valour".
  6. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Valencia means "brave".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Va*len"ci*a
A kind of woven fabric for waistcoats, having the weft of wool and the warp of silk or cotton.

Etymology: Perhaps fr. Valence in France

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A city in eastern Spain on the Mediterranean ("Valencia is the third largest city in Spain")
  2. An industrial city in northern Venezuela

Borrowed from Spanish Valencia, from Latin Valentia.

  1. City and capital of the Valencian Community, Spain.
  2. The Valencian Community.
  3. A province of Valencian Community, Spain.
  4. A city in northern Venezuela.
  5. A kind of sweet orange.

Valencia was also found in the following language(s): Cebuano, Italian, Spanish, and Tagalog

Notable Persons Named Valencia

Notable Persons Named Valencia


Valencia was born on November 10th, 1902. He died on July 22nd, 1952.

Valencia Seay

Valencia was born on July 6th, 1953 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

Valencia Stovall

Valencia was born on December 16th, 1969 in Atlanta.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Valencia

Notable Persons With the Last Name Valencia

Enner Valencia

Enner Valencia is a soccer player for the West Ham United F.C., Club Sport Emelec, C.F. Pachuca, and Ecuador national football team. Enner was born on November 4th, 1989 in San Lorenzo, Ecuador. Enner is also known as Valencia Lastra and Enner Remberto.

Antonio Valencia

Antonio Valencia is a soccer player for the Manchester United F.C., Club Deportivo El Nacional, Villarreal CF, Recreativo de Huelva, Wigan Athletic F.C., Ecuador national under-20 football team, and Ecuador national football team. Antonio was born on August 4th, 1985 in Lago Agrio, Ecuador.

Valentín Elizalde

Valentín Elizalde was a norteño (music), corrido, and banda (music) musician. Valentín was given the name Valentin Elizalde Valencia on February 1st, 1979 in Navojoa, Sonora, Mexico. Valentín is also known as El Gallo De Oro. He passed away on November 25th, 2006.

Danny Valencia

Danny Valencia is a baseball player for the Oakland Athletics. Danny was born on September 19th, 1984 in Miami.


Robo is a horror punk, punk rock, heavy metal music, and hardcore punk musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1977 to present. Robo was given the name Julio Roberto Valverde Valencia in Cali, Colombia.

Angie Sanselmente Valencia

Angie was born on May 25th, 1979.

  • Saint Rafael Guízar y Valencia
  • Nikka Valencia
  • Ramón González Valencia
  • Alfonso Valencia
  • Guillermo Valencia
  • Gabriel Valencia
  • Carmen Tórtola Valencia
  • Jhonny Rivera
  • Alex Valencia
    Soccer Player
  • Juan Pablo Valencia

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Valencia U.S.
  White 5.32% 64.26%
  African American 0.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.28% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.21% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 89.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Valencia

People with the last name Valencia are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Valencia

  • What name lists does Valencia rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Valencia? Valencia is the 2,398th most popular name of all time. As a last name Valencia was the 475th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Valencia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,207 babies born with the first name Valencia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Valencia to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Valencia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1919 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Valencia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Valencia is Sunday, November 30th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Valencia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Valencia was in 1970 with a total of 261 babies.
  • Random Valencia Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Valencia is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Valencia: The name spelled backwards is Aicnelav. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Invaelac. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Valencia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 70,000 people with the last name Valencia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Valencia? Valencia was ranked as the 475th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!
  • Valencia name meaning

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