Female, Proto-Indo-European, V names, Virtues/Attributes


Valentina is the feminine form of Valentine which comes from Roman cognomen Valentinus via Latin valens meaning “strong, healthy, vigorous” from valere (to be strong), deriving from PIE *h₂welh₁- (to rule; strong, powerful).

Nicknames: Val, Tina

Origin: Proto-Indo-European



  • Valentine (French, English)
  • Walentyna (Polish)
  • Valentína (Slovak)
  • Valentyna (Ukrainian)


Male forms:

  • Valentine (English)
  • Valentinus (Ancient Roman)
  • Valentin (French, Romanian, German, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Czech, Russian, Bulgarian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian)
  • Valentino (Italian)
  • Valentijn (Dutch)
  • Balendin (Basque)
  • Bálint (Hungarian)
  • Walenty (Polish)
  • Ualan (Scottish)
  • Valentín (Spanish, Slovak)
  • Valentyn (Ukrainian)
  • Folant (Welsh)
  • Valentim (Portuguese)



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