"strength, health"

Valerian Origin and Meaning

The name Valerian is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "strength, health".

This name of a Roman emperor and of a sedating plant doesn't have much of a baby name future, unless you just like its strong, rhythmic sound.

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Famous People Named Valerian

  • Valerian (Publius Licinius Valerianus Augustus)Roman emperor
  • (Arthur) Valerian Wellesley8th Duke of Wellington, British brigadier
  • Valerian TrifaRomanian cleric and activist
  • Valerian RuminskiAmerican operatic bass

Valerian in Pop Culture

  • Valérianmain character in French comic "Valérian and Laureline" and 2017 film "Valérian and the City of a Thousand Planets"

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