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Gender Feminine
Scripts Валентина(Russian, Macedonian) Βαλεντινα(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. va-lehn-TEE-na(Italian)
və-lyin-TYEE-nə(Russian)
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Meaning & History

Feminine form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)). A famous bearer was the Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova (1937-), who in 1963 became the first woman to visit space.
VariantValentīna(Latvian)
DiminutivesTina(Italian) Tina(Macedonian) Ina, Inja, Tina, Tinkara(Slovene)
Masculine FormsValentino(Italian) Valentin(Russian) Valentin(Croatian) Valentin(Macedonian) Valentin(Slovene) Valentin(Romanian) Valentín(Spanish) Valentinus(Ancient Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesValentýna(Czech) Valentine(French) Walentyna(Polish) Valentína(Slovak) Valentyna(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingValentína, Valentīna

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Valentina Tereshkova (1963)Valentina Tereshkova (1963)

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