French, German, Russian, Czech, Scandinavian variation of Valentine
"strength, health"

Valentin Origin and Meaning

The name Valentin is a boy's name of German, French, Scandinavian origin meaning "strength, health".

Romantic name used throughout Europe, though sure to lead to pronunciation problems here. Though it's never been too widely used in the US, it's quite popular in Switzerland, France, Austria, and Romania.

# 711 in the US

Valentin Rank in US Top 1000

# 1055 on Nameberry

Valentin Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Valentin Popularity

Famous People Named Valentin

  • Valentin Aleksandrovich "Val" ChmerkovskiyUkrainian,American dancer on Dancing with the Stars
  • (Valentin Louis Georges Eugène) Marcel ProustFrench novelist
  • Valentin CeaușescuRomanian physicist; son of Romanian president Nicolae Ceaușescu
  • Valentin FriedlandGerman Reformation scholar
  • Valentin Gasper GjokajAlbanian footballer
  • Valentin Yakovlevich ParnakhRussian jazz musician
  • Valentin PlătăreanuRomanian actor
  • Valentín ElizaldeMexican banda musician
  • Valentin "Val" BettinAmerican voice actor
  • Valentin Hoepner (b. 1986)son of actress Pola Kinski and Wolfgang Hoepner
  • Valentin Francesco Monteverde (b. 2013)son of director Alejandro Monteverde and actress Ali Landry

Valentin in Pop Culture

  • Valentincharacter in book/film "Blue is the Warmest Color"