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Valerie

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Meaning and origin
Valerie is a French girl name. The meaning of the name is `Strength, Valor`.


Where is it used?
The name Valerie is mainly used in English.

It is an abbreviated form of
Valentine, used in English.


How do they say it elsewhere?
Valarie (In English)
Valary (In English)


If it's too long people might use
In English: Val


For the opposite sex use:
In Ancient Roman: Valerius (M)


See also
In Serbian and in Croatian: Valerija
In Russian: Valeriya
In Italian, Spanish and in Portuguese: Valerio
In Italian, Spanish and in Ancient Roman: Valeria
In French: Valrie
In French: Valere


What Valerie`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    it is different and sexy
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    it would be Eve or Avery
    Extra information:
  2. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It is different and its French
    The worst thing about the name:
    When people make it sound all rural
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    I have no idea, I love my name!
    Extra information:
    its Latin, French, English and American. Simply Amazing!!!
  3. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    Having 2 stand out 4rm d rest around cuz my name signifies ME.
    The worst thing about the name:
    To repeat d name over again and have funny nicknames given
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    I dunno, so love d name
    Extra information:
    Spelled my name valery when i was small
  4. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    I love my name:)!
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:

    Extra information:
  5. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It is a glorious name
    The worst thing about the name:
    when it is pronounce wrong
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    It would be sad I have had it for 48 years
    Extra information:
    I am thankful that God gave my Mom that name it awesome
  6. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    Not many people have my name which means no confusion
    The worst thing about the name:
    People usually spell it like valory!!!!!when it is so wrong
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    I dont know wat i would do its such a uniqe name
    Extra information:
    I love my name no matter what anybody says
  7. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    There are various unique ways to spell it.
    The worst thing about the name:
    When it is pronounced Valeria, like Malaria.
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    Maybe Eva Tate.
    Extra information:
    I live in a small town and I am the only one named Valerie!
  8. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    Ints internationaly aristocratic and royal
    The worst thing about the name:
    Short version Val, but also could be Varya
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    Dea
    Extra information:
    V like Victory is amazing idea
  9. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    its a beautiful name.
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:

    Extra information:
  10. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    its very unique!
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    it'ld be jedidiah.
    Extra information:
    valerie's are preety & clever.
  11. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    My name is spelled Valree I love it because it is totally different from all the others! Can't find this spelling any where!
    The worst thing about the name:
    People ALWAYS spell and pronounce mine wrong. Its only has 2 syllables
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    I think I would want it to be Memory Alexis
    Extra information:
    Nope
  12. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    We were spiritually named,awesome
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    I would be Regan if a boy
    Extra information:
    No. Thank you so much!
  13. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It means Strong and Worthy
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    God would have given me another name.
    Extra information:
    Thank You God and Thank's to my Mom.
  14. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It's uniqueness and it's meaning. And the fact that it is 'MY' name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Getting called Salary or Gallery.. gggrrrhhhhh..:-(
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    ...I would not have visited this site :-)
    Extra information:
  15. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It's my name! No just kiding! It's cute!
    The worst thing about the name:
    When you go in Mexico and they call you Baleria --'
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    Vicky I think...
    Extra information:
    My surname isn't Val! It's Valou! xD
  16. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    That only pretty people are named it and its UNIQUE
    The worst thing about the name:
    being called battery or valeria or val
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    if my name wasnt valerie it would be jaysalee :)
    Extra information:
    Valerie's tend to be funny like me and spanish like me lol :)
  17. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    you can have so many nick names
    The worst thing about the name:
    they misspell it
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    it would be really uncool
    Extra information:
  18. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    There are no valerie where i am so am unique
    The worst thing about the name:
    Wrong use of prouncation
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    Nothing else will do
    Extra information:
  19. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    There are no valerie where i am so am unique
    The worst thing about the name:
    Wrong use of prouncation
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    Nothing else will do
    Extra information:
  20. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    There are no valerie where i am so am unique
    The worst thing about the name:
    Wrong use of prouncation
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    Nothing else will do
    Extra information:
  21. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It's unique...
    The worst thing about the name:
    People tend to mispell my name
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    Let it be valery
    Extra information:
  22. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    Its unique. I dont hear it very often.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Cant ever find a personalized Magnet except in the wierest places.
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    I'd probobly plain. Me Gusta mi nombre.
    Extra information:
    I hate when people mispell it. Its Val-er-ie HOW HARD IS THAT?!
  23. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    cos it isnt easy to come by,its so unique and people find hard to forget
    The worst thing about the name:
    people find hard 2 pronounce and spell it right
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    i cnt even imagine it
    Extra information:
    Thanks MOM for such a wondaful name
  24. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It's not too short, not too long.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    idk
    Extra information:
  25. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    i love being named valerie its cute(:
    The worst thing about the name:
    ppl always spell it wrong
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    i would go by my middle name...snow(:
    Extra information:
    ppl normally call u val it gets annoyin sometimes
  26. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    it is the meaning of me
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    i wouldn't change my name.
    Extra information:
    parents really need to give there children a fitting name
  27. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It's a blessed name,so cute &sophisticated.i really love dat name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Absolutely nothing
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    I Can't even imagine it.God has a reason y Is my name is valerie
    Extra information:
  28. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    Not many other people have it :D
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing :)
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    I'd be named Zoey???
    Extra information:
    Idk :) have a nice day!!!
  29. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    i love it..nice...its cutee and unique
    The worst thing about the name:
    my teacher last time pronounced my name BALARIE..
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    no...maybe i will not be like this..
    Extra information:
  30. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It sounds exotic and romantic, with a strong meaning
    The worst thing about the name:
    Many people first pronounce it as Balerie
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    maybe I will be Philadephia
    Extra information:
    nope!
  31. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It's unique
    The worst thing about the name:
    Being called Val, and my name is spelled wrong all the time
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    Not sure
    Extra information:
    It's uncommon but original...not too many of us around.
  32. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    Its very sophisticated
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    Never thought of it
    Extra information:
    The name Valerie is very special. It's in a class by itself. It's a name that once people meet us, they will never forget us. I love my name.
  33. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    Its french. Duh!
    The worst thing about the name:
    There is no worst thing.
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    I would go suicide, or legally change my name.
    Extra information:
    yea. Everybody calls me val.
  34. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It's cute and unique! I always did love it!
    The worst thing about the name:
    They pronounce it wrong, often Balerie. ( i hate it!)
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    i would be devastated
    Extra information:
    nope!
  35. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It's beautiful, classy, and unique. I also like Val, which is short and sweet.
    The worst thing about the name:
    I suppose it's unfair how the name Valerie makes all other names pale in comparison. ;)
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    Stephanie, but I much prefer Valerie, so it's all good!
    Extra information:
    I really like the meaning of Valerie (strength). People often tell me that my name suits me well. I absolutely love my name.
  36. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    Pretty but sophisticated
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing duh
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    Who knows
    Extra information:
    People automaticly call you Val as a nickname
  37. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    nothing
    The worst thing about the name:
    my name sucks
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    my name is a piece off frickin crap
    Extra information:
    ya again i hate it
  38. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    Nothinq
    The worst thing about the name:
    Uqly name
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    Idk
    Extra information:
    Nopee
  39. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    emmm....
    The worst thing about the name:
    its to posh! ots doesnt resemble anything
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    i would be over the moon
    Extra information:
    it sucks, dont name ur child valerie!!
  40. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    its cute
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    iwould b sad
    Extra information:
    im a cute val
  41. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It's unusual, sophisticated and still fits when your older.
    The worst thing about the name:
    miss-spellings (valery, Valarie etc.)
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    Something else old fashioned (My sister's name is Audrey)
    Extra information:
    you WILL get called Val 99% of the time. The only people that call me by my full name are my grandparents
  42. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    its not to long but not short and dumb and its uniquue
    The worst thing about the name:
    people speel it wrong one time someone spelled valerie valire ???
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    i wouldnt change it but if not it would be autum my fav season
    Extra information:
    all valeries are unique and different like sarah is the popular name i know
  43. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It's pretty and not too common.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People shorten it to Val and often spell it incorrectly
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    i would be Elizabeth - both regal names.
    Extra information:
    Like others I couldn't pronounce it when a little girl and called myself Walwie
  44. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It is an elegant and sophisticated, yet alluringly sweet name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Almost everyone spells it wrong.
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    I would change it to Valerie.
    Extra information:
    Surprised that this beautiful name is not more popular...
  45. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It sounds like a new disney princess
    The worst thing about the name:
    when people forget your name they call you vanessa
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    I wouldn't live
    Extra information:
  46. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It's a beautiful name and very elegant. And you can have a great nickname too.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People spell it wrong all the time.
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    Not happening
    Extra information:
    Val is a good way to shorten it.
  47. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    It's such a pretty name. And it may not be too common, but it is unique.
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:

    Extra information:
  48. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    Its unique and a very strong, bold but yet elegan name
    The worst thing about the name:
    The other spellings. People often spell it incorrectly
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:

    Extra information:
  49. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    Not a lot of people share the same name. very professional name as you grow up and can be shortened to Val for more informal use
    The worst thing about the name:
    the other spellings, I think that Valerie is the best spelling of the name
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    it wouldn't be as cool
    Extra information:
    When I was young my little brothers called me Wowie, to this day they still write Wowie on birthday and christmas presents.
  50. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    it has a powerful meaning
    The worst thing about the name:
    well my twins name is mallory and thay get us mixed up
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    nope
    Extra information:
    i love my name
  51. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    There are not to many Valerie's where i am
    The worst thing about the name:
    It was hard to say when i was a little girl
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:

    Extra information:
  52. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    Not common
    The worst thing about the name:
    Often called Victoria or Vanessa, because when people don't remember my name, they instantly think of another V name.
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:
    When I was little (like 3) i couldn't pronounce my name, so I called myself Wowie. My mom always had to tell people my name so they didn't think my name was really wowie.
    Extra information:
    Spanish people looove to tell me my name is Valeria in Spanish, so I usually use that name in mexican resurants, they can say it easier. :)
  53. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    I dont know to mant ppl named Valerie
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:

    Extra information:
  54. The best thing about the name Valerie:
    it just sounds so darn cute
    The worst thing about the name:
    when i was 5 i had friends calling the house who could not pronounce my name. they would say is battery there
    If my name wasn`t Valerie....:

    Extra information:


More `Valerie` links
Valerie as abbreviation
Actors named Valerie
Valerie in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Valerie

Valerie appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 144. The name reached the top-100 3 times. 1960 was a `top year` for the name Valerie. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #65. The last time Valerie appeared among the most common names was in 1890. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007144
2006127
2005167
2004180
2003171
2002156
2001165
2000166
1999159
1998148
1997142
1996154
1995149
1994159
1993144
1992136
1991135
1990129
198085
197097
196065
1950115
1940214
1930452
1920546
1910637
1900831
1890822
1880---


See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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valerie
have always liked my name and don't find it is too common usually get called val or valeria!

i really love the name valerie because it sounds so royal =) -valerie-
Amanda
dont like this name at all!!!
Valerie
Proud to be a Valerie!! What a beautiful name!
jazlyn
itz not dat cute jazlyn iz waaaaaayyyyy better!!go jazlynz!:):)
valerie
love my name

Great name
Valerie
It's cute! It's sophisticated and fun at the same time. I'm happy to be a Valerie!
Valerie
Never really liked my name when i was younger....for some reason it grew on me. It's unique and original. Enjoy being a Valerie, not too many of us around! :)
valerie
when i was 2 months old, i was able to hold my own head up. Isn't that amazing!?
My name is Valerie
My name ís unique but not antique. ϑ ωill not change my name to anything else. ϑ just ​ℓ♥vε mε name... Thanks Mom for my name. ϑ am a strong woman.
valerie
It defines me! I love it... It defines somebody with a strong character.
Valerie
Woo! My name is awesome!!!
Valerie
It sounds cute and shows me at all times
Valerie !!!!!!!!!!
My name is unique and way better than jacqueline j.s LOL i was named afther valerie from 90210 pretty cool right ? Valerie's do everythin gbetter than any other names :p !
Valeri
I love my name, and the way is is spelled! (:
Karina
I am thinking to give this name Valerie to my baby girl, my partner wants Dea.. Any thoughts?
Valerie
I love this name people dont mess it up its so darn cute!!!!
Valerie
I love my name :)!
valerie
im proud that my name. because im very, strong and good heath. i thank God , he give me family who,named me VALERIE , & I am beautiful..... to see the world, and i am waiting to se the KINGDOME OF GOD. ''SEEK YE FIRST''
LAWRENCE
Name VALERIE is very amezing. I HAVE CRUSH naned valerie its perfect to love her.
valerie
I was adopted and the only legal think my birth mother ask of my Mom and Dad was to name me Valerie


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