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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.wa-LE-ree-oos Classical Latin
və-LER-ee-əs English
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Meaning & History

Roman family name which was derived from Latin valere "to be strong". This was the name of several early saints.
Feminine FormValeria
Other Languages & CulturesValeri 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   Contribute