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Meaning & History

From the Roman cognomen Valerianus, which was itself derived from the Roman name VALERIUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century Roman emperor. Several saints also had this name, including a 2nd-century martyr of Lyons.
Other Languages & CulturesValerianus Ancient Roman Valérian French Walerian Polish
Same SpellingValérian


emperors, flora, flowers, herbs, martyrs, plants, saints
Entry updated February 12, 2018   Contribute