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Gender: F Meaning of Valerie: "strength, health" Origin of Valerie: French variation of Valeria Valerie's Popularity in 2013: #169

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The name of a martyred medieval saint, Valerie has been on the popularity list since its earliest publication in 1880. Though it peaked in the 1960s, remaining in the top 100 until 1988, it still doesn't sound terminally dated; the association with the word valor gives it a sense of boldness.

The original name Valeria, came into use in the 1890s, followed soon after by the French form Valerie, which rapidly became the more accepted form. In the 2011 werewolf update of Red Riding Hood, Red was given the name Valerie.

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Famous People Named Valerie

Saint Valerie of Limoges, French martyr and associate of Saint Martial
Valerie Anne Bertinelli, American actress
Valerie Kathryn Harper, American actress
Valerie Simpson, American songwriter of duo Ashford & Simpson
Valerie Elise Plame, former U.S. CIA agent
Valerie Doris Gresham, daughter of American singer Solomon Burke
Valerie Cruz, American actress
Valerie Ritchie Perrine, American actress
Valerie Kasanita Adams, New Zealand Olympic shot putter
(Babette) Valerie Louise Hobson, Anglo-Irish actress
Valerie Ann Amos, Baroness Amos, British UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs

Pop Culture References for the Name Valerie

"Valerie", song by Amy Winehouse
"Valerie", song by The Weeknd
"Valerie", song by Steve Winwood
(THERE ARE A TON OF COVERS)

Val, Valaree, Valarey, Valari, Valaria, Valarie, Vale, Valeraine, Valere, Valeree, Valeri, Valerye, Vallarie, Valleree, Vallerie, Vallery, Vallorey, Vallorie, Vallory, Vallrie, Valora, Valorie, Valri, Valry

Valerie's International Variations

Valérie (French) Valeria (Italian) Wala, Waleria, Valeska, Valery (Polish) Valya, Valka, Lerka, Lera (Russian) Valeriana (Spanish)