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Gender: Female Meaning of Valencia: "brave, strong" Origin of Valencia: Spanish

The name Valencia is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "brave, strong". Valencia and is often added to lists like Girl Names That Mean Brave or Powerful and discussed in our forums with posts like "Through The Rainbow: Girls".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Valencia

Kierra Valencia "Kiki" Sheard, American gospel singer

Pop Culture References for the name Valencia

Valencia Pilgrim, character in Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse Five"
"O Valencia!," song by The Decemberists
Violet Valencia, character in "Out of My Mind" by Sharon Draper
Valencia, main character in 1926 silent film "Valencia"
Maria Valencia Perez, character on "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"
Valencia 'Lennie' Roux, main character from "Inherited" by Freedom Matthews
Valencia, Spain
Valencia, California (suburb of Los Angeles)
"Himno a Valencia" (Hymn to Valencia) by Francisco
Valencia oranges
Valencia, a popular instagram filter