Gender Feminine
Scripts Валентина(Russian, Bulgarian, Macedonian) Βαλεντίνα(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. va-lehn-TEE-na(Italian)
və-lyin-TYEE-nə(Russian)
ba-lehn-TEE-na(Spanish)
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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.

Related Names

VariantValentīna(Latvian)
DiminutivesTina(Italian) Valya(Russian) Valya(Bulgarian) Tina(Macedonian) Ina, Inja, Tina, Tinkara(Slovene)
Masculine FormsValentino(Italian) Valentin(Russian) Valentin(German) Valentin(Croatian) Valentin(Bulgarian) Valentin(Slovene) Valentin(Romanian) Valentín(Spanish) Valentinus(Ancient Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesValiantsina(Belarusian) Valentýna(Czech) Valentine(French) Walentyna(Polish) Valentína(Slovak) Valentyna(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingValentína, Valentīna

Popularity

Images

Valentina Tereshkova (1963)Valentina Tereshkova (1963)

People think this name is

youthful   formal   upper class   wholesome   refined   strange   complex   nerdy  

Name Days

Bulgaria: February 10
Croatia: July 25
Croatia: November 21
Greece: February 14
Russia: February 23
Russia: July 29

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Entry updated November 20, 2020