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Valeria is a name as old as the second century. It was a popular name throughout Roman and the Catholic church's history, as it was used for many saints. Now, Valeria is a top 200 name in America, just as popular as the more modern Valerie.

Meaning and Origin of the Name Valeria:

The baby name Valeria is the female form of the Latin boy's name Valerius. There was a saint in the second century with this name. Valerius itself, however, originated as a surname for Roman families, passing down to many saints throughout the history of the Christian church. Valerie has meanings in both Italian and Latin. In both languages, the name means “strength”. In Latin, the name has the additional meaning of “health”.

Symbolism of the Name Valeria:

Valeria means “strength” and “health” as it has the same meaning as Valerius. The name actually has this meaning, however, as it was meant to be a blessing for Roman families with the surname.

Nicknames for the Name Valeria:

Valeria has some great nicknames to go along with it! We took the time to gather the best Valeria nicknames for you, to make your process of picking a name easier. You've got plenty of options to pick from, so take your time!

  • Val
  • Valarie
  • Vallie
  • Ria 
  • Laria
  • Vally
  • Ri
  • RiRi
  • V
  • Leria
  • Vals
  • Valri
  • Valkyrie
  • Valaire
  • Valen
  • Vaya

Style of the Name Valeria:


Gender of the Name Valeria:

Valeria is a classical name for girls.

Pronunciation of the Name Valeria:


Number of Syllables in the Name Valeria:


Emotion Evoked From the Name Valeria:

Valeria has a certain rhythm to it, giving it a unique and sweet feel. It does sound like a name for daughters of regality, too.

Alternative Spellings for the Name Valeria:

  • Valeriya
  • Valerya
  • Valleria
  • Vallerya
  • Valleriya

Popularity of the Name Valeria:

Valeria has been on the top 1,000 list of the Social Security Index for many years. In 2002, it became a top 200 option, and in 2006, a top 100 option at rank 91. The name went back to the top 200 list in 2011 where it remained in 2022 at rank 146.

Great Middle Names for Valeria and Their Meanings:

  • Elise (My God is abundance)
  • Belle (beautiful)
  • Simone (God has heard)
  • Maude (powerful battler)
  • Tabitha (gazelle)
  • Diane (heavenly, divine)
  • Constance (constant)
  • Celeste (heavenly, celestial)

Famous People with the Name Valeria:

  • Valeria (character from “Lolita”)
  • Valeria Richards (character from the “Fantastic Four” series)
  • Valeria Gutierrez (character from “Casi Angeles”)
  • Valeria (character from “Dracula” (2020))
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