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Gender: Female Meaning of Valeria: "strength, health" Origin of Valeria: Latin Valeria's Popularity in 2017: #156

The name Valeria is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "strength, health". Valeria is ranked #156 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names from Ancient Cultures and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

From the experts:

Valeria -- the original form of the name, used by early Christians -- is now more popular than the Franco-American Valerie.

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Famous People Named Valeria

Valeria (Andrews), Australian pop singer
Valeria Golino, Italian actress
Valeria Borisovna Larina, Russian painter
Valeria Levitin, Monacan known as the "world's thinnest woman'
Valeria Valeryevna Lukyanova, Moldovan-Ukrainian model known as the Human Barbie
Valeria Raquel Mazza, Argentinian model
Valeria Savinykh, Russian tennis player
Valeria Silva, Peruvian Olympic swimmer
Valeria Mihailovna Sorokina, Russian badminton player
Valeria Bilello, Italian actress and model
Valeria Iniesta (b. 2011), daughter of footballer Andres Iniesta
Valeria Villarreal, daughter of baseball player Óscar Villareal
Valeria Lipovetsky, model and online personality

Pop Culture References for the name Valeria

Valeria, Humbert Humbert's first wife in "Lolita" (1955) by Vladimir Nabokov
Valeria Richards, daughter of Reed Richards and Susan Storm in the Fantastic Four series
Valeria Gutierrez, character in the argentinean TV series "Casi Angeles"

Valeriana, Valerya


ElenaJulia2004 Says:


Reminds me a little of Game of Thrones

Carolinekalmes Says:


What's the pronunciation?
Val-ur-EE-uh / Vuh-lair-ee-uh sounds like a disease to me. Malaria or diarrhea.

Val-uh-rye-uh is kinda pretty. Don't know if that is ever the pronunciation.

paulapuddephatt Says:


I had no idea that this was more popular in USA than Valerie. It isn't here in the UK. Sorry, but much prefer Valerie. It's way prettier.

zhenya Says:


i agree, Valerie just sounds sooo much better

valeeeeria Says:


I love my name so much.

lizway Says:


Reminds me too much of Valyria (the city in GoT)

caetano Says:


Valeria is so gorgeous, especially with a latino accent.

Valeria vBoice Says:


My name is Valeria and I'm really proud of it ♥

Zelliew Says:


It does sound a bit like a disease. Valerie is much, much nicer

charlotteblu Says:


It sounds really close to malaria.