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Gender: F Meaning of Valentina: "strength, health" Origin of Valentina: Latin, Feminine variation of Valentine Valentina's Popularity in 2016: #106

Valentina is a more exotic and artistic ballerina-type successor to Valerie; a pretty, recommended choice. Mexican-born actress Salma Hayek and husband Francois-Henri Pinault named their daughter Valentina Paloma.

Valentina entered the U.S. list in 1994, then moved up to Number 106 in 2016.

Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space, Valentina Cortese an Oscar-nominated actress.

Famous People Named Valentina

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshskova, Russian cosmonaut; first woman in space (June 16 1963)
Valentina de Angelis, American actress
Valentina Cervi, Italian actress
Valentina Monetta, Sammarinese singer
Valentina Cortese, Italian actress
(Maria) Valentina Vezzali, Italian Olympic fencer and politician
Valentina Ferrer, Miss Argentina 2014
Valentina Ivanovna Rakhina, Russian painter
Valentina Novakovic, Australian actress
Valentina Marchei, Italian figure skater
Valentina Zelyaeva, Russian model
Valentina Lisitsa, classical pianist
Valentina Zenere, Argentine actress
Valentina Marie Skelton Alonso (b. 1947), daughter of comedian Red Skelton
Valentina Baggio (b. 1990), daughter of footballer Roberto Baggio
Valentina Salinas (b. 2006), daughter of actors Jorge Salinas and Andrea Noli
Valentina Paloma Pinault (b. 2007), daughter of actress Salma Hayek and mogul Francois-Henri Pinault
Valentina Lima Jaric (b. 2009), daughter of supermodel Adriana Lima and basketball player Marko Jaric
Valentina Campana (b. 2009), daughter of actress/model Natasha Alam and Joe Campana
Valentina Lucic (b. 2013), daughter of ice hockey player Milan Lucic
Valentina Edgar (b. 2014), daughter of mixed martial artist Frankie Edgar
Valentina Rose Bennett (b. 2015), daughter of dancers Lilia Kopylova and Darren Bennett
Valentina Angelina Jonas (b. 2016), daughter of singer Kevin Jonas

Pop Culture References for the name Valentina

Valentina, character in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Valentina Diaz, a TV character in "Devious Maids"

Valentina's International Variations

Valentijne (Dutch) Valya (Russian) Bálintka (Hungarian) Walentyna (Polish) Valentine (French) Valeska (Slavic)