Valentin name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Valentin mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Valentin

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Valentin means "Valentin is a male given name meaning 'strong, healthy'. It comes from the Latin name Valentinus".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Valentin

Notable Persons Named Valentin

Marcel Proust

Marcel Proust was a novelist, essayist, and critic. Marcel was given the name Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust on July 10th, 1871 in Neuilly-Auteuil-Passy. He breathed his last breath on November 18th, 1922.

Valentin Chmerkovskiy

Valentin Chmerkovskiy is a dancer and choreographer. Valentin was given the name Valentin Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy in Odessa.

Valentin Adama Diomandé

Valentin Adama Diomandé is a soccer player for the Hull City A.F.C., Vålerenga Fotball, Lyn Fotball, Skeid Fotball, IL Hødd, Strømsgodset IF, FC Dinamo Minsk, Stabæk Fotball, and Norway national football team. Valentin was born on February 14th, 1990 in Oslo, Norway.

Valentin Serov

Valentin Serov was a noble. Valentin was born as the child of Alexander Serov and Valentina Serova (composer) on January 19th, 1865 in Saint Petersburg. He left this life on December 5th, 1911.

Valentin Ceaușescu

Valentin Ceaușescu is a scientist in the field of nuclear physics. Valentin was born on February 17th, 1948 in Bucharest.

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.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Valentin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Valentin

Barbara Valentin

Barbara Valentin was an actress. Her career lasted from 1959 to 2001. Barbara was given the name Ursula Ledersteger on December 15th, 1940 in Vienna, Austria. Barbara is also known as Barbara Valentine. She left this life on February 22nd, 2002.

Sylvia Bongo Ondimba

Sylvia Bongo Ondimba is a First Lady of Gabon and List of First Ladies of Gabon. Sylvia was given the name Sylvia Valentin on March 11th, 1965.

Lidia Valentin

Lidia was born on February 10th, 1985 in Ponferrada.

Dave Valentin

Dave Valentin is a jazz flutist and flute. He plays Flute and Latin percussion. He was most prominent from 1977 to present. Dave was born on April 29th, 1952 in New York City.

Karl Valentin

Karl Valentin was a comedian, author, and film producer. Karl was given the name Valentin Ludwig Fey on June 4th, 1882 in Munich. He passed away on February 9th, 1948.

John Valentin

John Valentin is a baseball player. John was born on February 18th, 1967 in Mineola, New York.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Valentin U.S.
  White 8.93% 64.26%
  African American 3.15% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.07% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 85.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Valentin

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

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Fun Facts about the name Valentin

  • What name lists does Valentin rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Valentin? Valentin is the 2,627th most popular name of all time. As a last name Valentin was the 1,868th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Valentin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,668 babies born with the first name Valentin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Valentin to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Valentin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Valentin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Valentin is Friday, December 16th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Valentin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Valentin was in 2007 with a total of 404 babies.
  • Random Valentin Factoid: According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Valentin is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 26 babies in Texas have the same name in 1975.
  • Weird things about the name Valentin: The name spelled backwards is Nitnelav. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eatnlvin. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Valentin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 19,211 people with the last name Valentin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Valentin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Valentin as their last name.
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