VALERIAN
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Валериан (Russian), Валеріан (Ukrainian), ვალერიან (Georgian)
PRONOUNCED: və-LIR-ee-ən (English)   [key]
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.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Valerianus (Ancient Roman), Valérian (French), Walerian (Polish)
SEE ALSO
VALÉRIAN
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