Gender Masculine
Scripts Валериан(Russian) ვალერიან(Georgian)
Pronounced Pron. və-LIR-ee-ən(English)  [key·IPA]

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 (Publius Licinius Valerianus) who was captured by the Persians. Several saints have also borne this name, including a 2nd-century martyr of Lyons.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesValerianus(Ancient Roman) Valérian(French) Valeriano(Italian) Walerian(Polish) Valeriano(Spanish)
Same SpellingValérian
User SubmissionValerián


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Name Days

Romania: November 29


Entry updated April 5, 2022