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Gender: F Meaning of Valentina: "strength, health" Origin of Valentina: Latin, Feminine variation of Valentine Valentina's Popularity in 2014: #112

Valentina is a more exotic and artistic ballerina-type successor to Valerie; a pretty, recommended choice. Mexican-born actress Salma Hayek and husband Francois-Henri Pinault named their daughter Valentina Paloma.

Valentina entered the U.S. list in 1994, then moved up to Number 112 in 2014.

Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space, Valentina Cortese an Oscar-nominated actress.

Famous People Named Valentina

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshskova, first woman in space
Valentina de Angelis, American actress
Valentina Cervi, Italian actress
Valentina Monetta, Sammarinese singer
Valentina Cortese, Italian actress
(Maria) Valentina Vezzali, Italian Olympic fencer and politician
Valentina Ferrer, Miss Argentina 2014
Valentina Ivanovna Rakhina, Russian painter
Valentina Novakovic, Australian actress
Valentina Marchei, Italian figure skater
Valentina Zelyaeva, Russian model
Valentina Lima Jaric, daughter of supermodel Adriana Lima and basketball player Marko Jaric
Valentina Pinault, daughter of actress Salma Hayek and French billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault
Valentina Lucic, Daughter of ice hockey player Milan Lucic

Pop Culture References for the name Valentina

Valentina, character in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Valentina Diaz, a TV character in "Devious Maids"

Valentina's International Variations

Valentijne (Dutch) Valya (Russian) Bálintka (Hungarian) Walentyna (Polish) Valentine (French) Valeska (Slavic)