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Gender: Female Meaning of Valentina: "strength, health" Origin of Valentina: Latin, Feminine variation of Valentine Valentina's Popularity in 2017: #94

The name Valentina is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "strength, health". Valentina is ranked #94 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Badass Princess Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

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, and is rising in popularity.

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

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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, stage name of James Andrew Leyva, American drag queen of "RuPaul's Drag Race"
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.
Valentina Raine Humes (b. 2017), daughter of radio and TV personalities Marvin and Rochelle Humes

Pop Culture References for the name Valentina

Valentina, character in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.
Valentina Diaz, a TV character in "Devious Maids"
Valentina Barella, character played by Lea Michele on the ABC sitcom "The Mayor".

Valentina's International Variations

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