Given Name VALERIUS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: wa-LE-ree-oos (Classical Latin), və-LER-ee-əs (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Roman family name which was derived from Latin valere "to be strong". This was the name of several early saints.
FEMININE FORM: Valeria
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Valeri (Bulgarian), Valère (French), Valeri (Georgian), Valerio (Italian), Valērijs (Latvian), Walery (Polish), Valério (Portuguese), Valeriu, Vali (Romanian), Valeri, Valeriy, Valery (Russian), Valerio, Valero (Spanish)

Categories

emperors, mythology, saints, strength, surnames
Entry updated July 2, 2017