"brave, strong"

Valencia Origin and Meaning

The name Valencia is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "brave, strong".

This lovely orange-scented Spanish place-name would make an inventive namesake for an Aunt Valerie.

Last on the popularity list in 1994, Valencia reached a high of Number 633 in 1969-70.

The Mediterranean city of Valencia is the third largest in Spain; it was founded as a Roman colony in 138 BC, originally called Valentia--and so has a long and storied history.

# 976 in the US

Valencia Rank in US Top 1000

# 839 on Nameberry

Valencia Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Valencia Popularity

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Famous People Named Valencia

  • Kierra Valencia "Kiki" SheardAmerican gospel singer

Valencia in Pop Culture

  • Valencia Pilgrimcharacter in Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse Five"
  • "O Valencia!" song by The Decemberists
  • Violet Valenciacharacter in "Out of My Mind" by Sharon Draper
  • Valenciamain character in 1926 silent film "Valencia"
  • Maria Valencia Perezcharacter on "Crazy Ex,Girlfriend"
  • Valencia 'Lennie' Rouxmain character from "Inherited" by Freedom Matthews
  • ValenciaSpain
  • ValenciaCalifornia (suburb of Los Angeles)
  • "Himno a Valencia" (Hymn to Valencia) by Francisco
  • Valencia oranges
  • Valenciaa popular instagram filter