Valentine (name)

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Valentine
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Pronunciation /væləntn/
Gender Male
Origin
Word/name Latin
Meaning "strong, healthy"
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Related names Valentin, Valentina, Valentino, Valentini, Valentinus, Val, Valerie, Valeria, Vincent

Valentine is a masculine given name derived from the Roman family name Valentinus, which was derived from the Latin word valens, which means "strong and healthy." Valentine was the name of several saints of the Roman Catholic Church. St. Valentine's Day was named for a third-century martyr. The usual feminine form of the name is Valentina.[1]

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