Submitted Names Starting with V

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Vale f & m Italian, Spanish
Diminutive of Valentino and Valentina.
Valė f Lithuanian
Short form of names beginning with Val-, like Valerija or Valentina.
Valeer m Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare)
Dutch form of Valerius. A known bearer of this name is Valeer Deschacht (b. 1925), a Belgian Catholic priest and director of social institutions.
Valeera f English (Anglicized, Modern), Danish (Anglicized, Rare)
The names comes from the russien name Valerius. It is the femenine form in english and has 2 ways of spelling the name. with a single E and with double E.... [more]
Valek m Popular Culture, Slavic (Rare), Croatian (Rare)
The name is a Slavic short form of Valentin or Valerian (or other names starting in Val-).
Valeka f American
Feminine form of Valek.
Valen m American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Valen.
Valen m & f Spanish
Diminutive of Valentino and Valentina.
Valena f American (South, Rare)
Either a contracted form of Valentina or an invented name coined from the syllable Val- and the once-popular name suffix -ene.
Valenç m Lengadocian
Languedocian form of Valens.
Valencia f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Valentia.
Valenka f Russian
Valenka is a Bond girl in the James Bond film 'Casino Royale'.
Valent m French (Archaic), Gascon
French and Gascon form of Valentius.
Valenta f Gascon
Feminine form of Valent.
Valenti m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Valens.
Valentí m Catalan
Catalan form of Valentinus.
Valentîn m Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Valentine 1.
Valentini f Greek
Feminine form of Valentinos. A known bearer is Greek model Valentini Daskaloudi (1979-).
Valentinià m Catalan
Catalan form of Valentinian.
Valentiniaan m Dutch (Archaic)
Archaic Dutch form of Valentinian.
Valentiniano m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Valentinian.
Valentinianos m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Oualentinianos, which is the ancient Greek form of Valentinianus.
Valentinien m French
French form of Valentinian.
Valentinijan m Croatian
Croatian form of Valentinian.
Valentinita f Spanish
Diminutive of Valentina.
Valentinito m Spanish
Diminutive of Valentino.
Valentinne f Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Valentine 2.
Valentíno m Spanish
Variant of Valentín, perhaps inspired by Italian Valentino.
Valentiño m Galician
Galician form of Valentinus.
Valentinos m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek, Greek (Cypriot)
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Oualentinos, which is the ancient Greek form of Valentinus.
Valentinu m Maltese, Corsican
Maltese and Corsican form of Valentin.
Valentínus m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Valentinus.
Valentius m Late Roman
Extended form of Valens.
Valentõna f Estonian (Rare)
Variant of Valentina used to transcribe Ukrainian Валентина.
Valér m Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of Valerius.
Valera f English (Rare)
Transferred surname in honour of Irish statesman Éamon de Valera, who was born in New York to a Spanish father and an Irish mother.
Valêre m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Valeri.
Valèri m Lengadocian, Provençal, Gascon
Languedocian, Provençal and Gascon form of Valerius.
Valería f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Valeria.
Valerià m Catalan
Catalan form of Valerianus (see Valerian).
Valeriaan m Dutch (Archaic)
Archaic Dutch form of Valerian.
Valerián m Czech (Rare), Slovak (Rare)
Czech and Slovak form of Valerian.
Valeriane m Georgian (Rare)
Georgian form of Valerianus (see Valerian). This is an older name and it is fairly rare in Georgia nowadays; the shorter form Valerian is more common there.... [more]
Valeriano m Italian, Spanish, Galician, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of Valerian.
Valerianos m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Oualerianos, which is the ancient Greek form of Valerianus.
Valerianu m Corsican (Archaic), Sardinian
Corsican and Sardinian form of Valerianus.
Valeric m Catalan
Catalan form of Walherich via it's Latinized form Valericus.
Valerica f Italian (Rare)
Italian feminine form of Walherich via the Latinization Valericus.
Valerica f Romanian
Diminutive of Valeria.
Valerică m Romanian
Diminutive of Valeriu.
Valerico m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Walherich via it's Latinized form Valericus.
Valérien m French
French form of Valerian.
Valeriena f American (Anglicized, Modern, Rare)
The name Valeriena is a twist on Valerieand Lena. This name means "little joy" or "young joy".
Valerienne f French (African, Rare)
French feminine form of Valerianus (see Valerian).
Valerii m Abkhaz
Abkhaz form of Valeriy.
Valerij m Ukrainian
Variant transcription of Valeriy.
Valerijan m Croatian
Croatian form of Valerian.
Valerije m Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of Valerius.
Valerijona f Lithuanian (Rare)
Lithuanian feminine form of Valerijonas and cognate of Valeriana.
Valerijonas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Valerianus (see Valerian).
Valerijus m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Valerius.
Valerina f Gascon
Feminine form of Valèri.
Valerios m Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Late Greek, Greek
Late Greek and modern Greek form of Oualerios, which is the ancient Greek form of Valerius.
Valeris f Popular Culture
Created by adding the prefix Val to the name Eris. Valeris is a major character in 'Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country' (1991). English actress Kim Cattrall portrayed Valeris as well as helping to create aspects of the character including the name.
Valerjan m Estonian
Estonian transcription of Russian Валерьян (see Valeryan).
Valery f English
Variant of Valerie.
Valeryan m Russian
Russian variant of Valerian.
Valeryj m Belarusian
Belarusian form of Valerius.
Valeryja f Belarusian
Belarusian form of Valeria.
Valette f English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Valette.
Valey f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements valr "the slain (in Valhalla)" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
Valfreda f Italian (Tuscan)
Tuscan feminine form of Gualfredo.
Valfrid m & f Swedish, Finnish
Swedish and Finnish form of Walafrid. Most common as a male name. Valfrid Palmgren (1877-1967), a Swedish politician and teacher, was a famous female bearer of the name.
Valga f Sanskrit, Marathi, Indian, Hinduism, Hindi, Bengali, Nepali, Sinhalese, Gujarati, Tamil
MEANING - a bridle, rein, Goddess Durga
Valgard m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Valgarðr.
Valgarð m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Valgarður.
Valgarðr m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse masculine form of Valgerðr.
Valgarður m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Valgarðr.
Valgaut m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Valgautr.
Valgautr m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse valr "the slain" and gautr "goth".
Valgerð f Faroese
Faroese modern form of Valgerðr.
Valgerðr f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse valr "the battle-slain" (compare Valdís, Valkyrie) and garðr "enclosure".
Valgerður f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Valgerðr.
Valgjerd f Norwegian
Norwegian younger form of Valgerðr.
Valguzha f Mordvin
Derived from Erzya валдо (valdo) meaning "light" and кужо (kuzho) meaning "glade".
Valhild f Swedish
Swedish form of Valhildur.
Valhildur f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of valr "the slain" and hildr "battle".
Váli m Norse Mythology
Snorri Sturluson calls Váli a son of Loki and brother of Nari in chapter 50 of the Prose Edda. Other sources say he was a son of Odin and the giantess Rindr.
Vəli m Azerbaijani
Derived from Arabic وَلِيّ‏ (waliyy) meaning "helper, protector, benefactor".
Vali m Uzbek
Uzbek form of Wali.
Valia f & m Bulgarian, Georgian (Rare), Greek, Russian
In Bulgaria and Russia, this name is a variant transcription of the unisex name Valya.... [more]
Valiabdula m Dagestani (Rare)
From Arabic وَلِيّ (waliyy) meaning “neighbor, friend” and the name Abdullah.
Valiahd m Uzbek
Means "heir to the throne" in Uzbek.
Valiakbar m Uzbek
Derived from the names Vali and Akbar.
Valiancin m Belarusian
Variant transcription of Valiantsin.
Valiancina f Belarusian
Feminine form of Valiancin.
Valiant m Literature, Popular Culture, Dutch (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
From the English word valiant, which denotes a person who has and shows courage. The word is derived from Anglo-French vaillant "brave, strong, worthy", which itself is ultimately derived from Latin valens meaning "strong, vigorous, powerful"... [more]
Valiantsin m Belarusian
Belarusian form of Valentine.
Valid m Chechen, Azerbaijani (Rare)
Chechen and Azerbaijani form of Walid.
Väliđä f Bashkir
Bashkir feminine form of Walid.
Validə f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani feminine form of Walid.
Valienta f Spanish (Mexican, Rare, Archaic), English (American, Rare, Archaic)
Presumably from the Spanish word valiente meaning "brave, valiant", ultimately from Latin valere "to be strong" (compare Valerius; or perhaps from the Spanish surname Valiente which was originally a nickname based on the Spanish word)... [more]
Valieryj m Belarusian
Variant transcription of Valeriy.
Valieryja f Belarusian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Valeryia.
Valija f Latvian
Contracted form of Valerija and diminutive of Valentīna.
Valika f Slovak
Diminutive of Valéria, occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
Valikaram m Uzbek
Derived from the names Vali and Karam.
Valiko m Georgian
Diminutive of Valeri, Valerian and their short form Valo.
Valimurod m Uzbek
Derived from the given name Vali and the Uzbek word murod meaning "aim, wish, desire".
Valin m Sanskrit (?)
Meaning and origin unknown.... [more]
Valina f English
Variant of Valena.
Valina f Hungarian
Cognate of Valena, variant of Valentina, meaning "strong, vigorous, healthy".
Valinafas m Uzbek
Derived from the given name Vali and the Uzbek word nafas meaning "breath".
Valinazar m Uzbek
Derived from the given name Vali and the Uzbek word nazar meaning "look, glance".
Valinda f English (American)
Combination of Val and the suffix -linda.
Valiniyoz m Uzbek
Derived from the given name Vali and the Uzbek word niyoz meaning "entreaty, alms".
Valinka f Czech
Diminutive of Valérie.
Valintinu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Valentino.
Valinur m Uzbek
Derived from the given name Vali and the Uzbek word nur meaning "ray, beam, light".
Valio m Finnish
From Finnish valio meaning "an outstanding individual, a pick, choice, elite".
Valirahim m Uzbek
Derived from the given names Vali and Rahim.
Valirasul m Uzbek
Derived from the given name Vali and the Uzbek word rasul meaning "prophet".
Valirea f English
Variant of Valerie.
Valiş m Chuvash
Combination of Vali meaning "friend / close ally to God" and the suffix .
Valisher m Uzbek
Derived from the given name Vali and the Uzbek word sher meaning "lion".
Valiy m Uzbek
Means "saint, messanger" in Uzbek.
Valiya f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek valiy meaning "saint" or "messanger".
Valiyor m Uzbek
Derived from the given name Vali and the Uzbek word yor meaning "friend".
Valjancin m Belarusian
Variant transcription of Valiantsin.
Valjeryj m Belarusian (Rare)
Belarusian form of Valerius.
Valjet m Albanian
Derived from valë meaning "wave" and jetë meaning "life".
Valjhun m Slovene
Old Slovene name
Valjo m Estonian
Variant of Vallo.
Valju m Estonian
Variant of Valjo.
Valka f Bulgarian (Rare)
Feminine form of Valko.
Valka f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Popular Culture
Old Norse diminutive of Valgerðr. The name is borne by a character in 'How to Train Your Dragon 2'.
Valke m Livonian, Medieval Baltic
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Some modern-day academics suggest a derivation from Latvian valks "brook, brooklet", while others see a connection to the Latvian placename Valka, and a third group theorizes a connection to Finnish and Estonian valkoinen "white"... [more]
Valki m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse diminutive of Valgarðr.
Valkyrja f Icelandic, Norse Mythology
From Old Norse valkyrja meaning "chooser of the slain" (see Valkyrie).
Vallamat m Uzbek
Means "guide, mentor", "ruler, leader", or "generous" in Uzbek.
Valle m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of names beginning with Val-.
Valle f Spanish
Means "valley" in Spanish. Derives from the virgin, "María del Valle".
Valle m Estonian
Variant of Vallo.
Valleri f English (British)
Variation of Valleri made popular by the song Valleri by the Monkees.
Valletta f American
Name of a city in Malta, it is a transferred use of the surname of Jean Parisot de la Vallette, Grand Master of the Order of Malta.
Valley f & m American (Rare, Archaic)
Both a transferred use of the surname Valley and a diminutive of Valerie.
Vallie f & m American (Rare, Archaic)
Both a transferred use of the surname Vallie and a diminutive of Valerie and Valentina.
Vallivana f Catalan, Catalan (Valencian)
From the Valencian title of the Virgin Mary, Mare de Déu de Vallivana, meaning "Mother of God of Vallivana," the name of a sanctuary in the city of Morella in the Valencian province of Castelló.
Valljáš m Sami
Northern Sami masculine name meaning "plentiful".
Vállju m Sami
Sami form of Valio
Vallmo f & m Swedish (Rare)
Means "poppy" in Swedish, thus making it a Swedish cognate of Poppy.
Vallo m Estonian
Originally a diminutive of Voldemar and Valentin, now used as a given name in its own right.
Vallon f American
Of/relating to the word ‘valor’
Vallop m Thai
Alternate transcription of Wanlop.
Vallory f American (Rare)
Variant of Valerie, the spelling is influenced by that of Mallory.
Vally f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, German
Pet form of names beginning with Val-, Wal-.
Vallý f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic form of Vally.
Vallzore f Albanian
From vallzor meaning "of, pertaining to, dancing".
Valma f Finnish
Possibly derived from valmu meaning "poppy" or from Vanamo.
Valmai f English (Rare), English (Australian, Rare), Welsh (Rare)
From the Welsh 'fel Mai' = like May. It was invented by best-selling Welsh author Allen Raine for her popular romance novel 'By Berwen Banks', (1899) in which Valmai is a main character: the meaning of her name is footnoted at the end of Chapter One... [more]
Valmarie f English (American), Afrikaans
Variant of Valmai influenced by Marie as well as a combination of Valerie and Marie.
Valmira f Albanian
Derived from Albanian valë "wave" and mirë "good".
Valny f Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian form of Valný.
Valný f Icelandic
Combination of valr "the slain" and "new".
Valo m & f Finnish
Means "light" in Finnish.
Valo m Georgian
Short form of Valeri and Valerian.
Valodia m Georgian (Rare)
Georgian form of Valodya, which is the Armenian form of Volodya.
Valodya m Armenian
Armenian form of Volodya.
Val'oi f Veps
Veps form of Valentina.
Valon m Albanian
Albanian name of uncertain derivation. It might be derived from Valone, the former name of the city of Vlorë (compare Vlora). It is also possible that it might be derived from Albanian valë "wave"... [more]
Valona f Albanian
Feminine form of Valon.
Valor m & f English (Rare)
From the English word valor meaning "bravery, courage". From the Latin valor "value".
Valoura f English
Variant of Valora.
Valpas m Finnish (Rare, Archaic)
Means "alert, attentive, watchful" in Finnish.
Valr m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse valr meaning ''falcon''.
Valrún f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of valr "the slain" and rún "secret".
Valsero m Western African
Created from Serval by inverting the order of syllables.... [more]
Valshti f Mari
Mari form of Valentina.
Valtasar m Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian and variant Russian and Ukrainian forms of Balthazar.
Valtazar m Serbian
Valtazar is a Serbian form of Balthazar.... [more]
Välte m Alsatian
Vernacular form of Valentin.
Valten m German (Silesian)
Silesian German contracted form of Valentin.
Valterio m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of Walter.
Valteris m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Walter.
Valters m Latvian
Latvian form of Walter.
Valther m Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Swedish and Danish variant of Walter.
Valþór m Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse Valþór, meaning "Thor of the slain (in Valhalla)", a combination of valr, "the dead" and the name of the Norse god Þórr (see Thor).
Valtimaari m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Valtimâre.
Valtimâre m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Waldemar.
Valtin m German (East Prussian)
Contracted form of Valentin. (Compare Velten)
Valtr m Czech
Variant of Valter.
Valts m Latvian
Short form of Valters, occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
Valtu m Finnish
Finnish pet form of names containing the name element vald "ruler, mighty one, powerful one".
Valtýr m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Combination of Old Norse valr "the slain (in Valhalla)" and tívar "gods".
Valuk m Slovene
Old Slovene name, possibly meaning "wolf" from slovene "volk" or perhaps older "vәlәkә". Was worn by the first ruler of Carantania.
Valur m Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Valr. Valur is also a modern Icelandic word for gyrfalcon.
Valvanera f Spanish (Rare)
From the Marian title Virgen de Valvanera, Patron saint of the Spanish province of La Rioja. The name refers to the Monastery of Valvanera, where Virgin Mary is venerated.... [more]
Valvanuz f Spanish
From the Spanish titles of the Virgin Mary, La Virgen de Valvanuz and Nuestra Señora de Valvanuz, meaning "The Virgin of Valvanuz" and "Our Lady of Valvanuz," venerated at the sanctuary in Selaya in Cantabria, northern Spain... [more]
Valve f Estonian
Derived from Estonian valve "to guard; watch over".
Valvi f Estonian
Variant of Valve.
Valvik m Estonian (Archaic)
Most likely a variant of Valvo.
Valvinos m Greek
Modern Greek spelling of Balbinos, which is the ancient Greek form of Balbinus.
Valvo m Estonian
Masculine form of Valve.
Valý f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Vallý.
Valyantsina f Belarusian
Alternate transcription of Valiantsina.
Valyria f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Valeria.
Vambo m Estonian
Short form of Vambola.
Vambola m Estonian
From a character in a novel with the same name by Estonian writer Andres Saal (1861-1931). Possibly derived from the name of Varbola castle or from the old Estonian word vambas, which means "mace".
Van m & f Chin
Means "heaven; sky" in Chin.
Vana f Norse Mythology
Possibly derived from Vanaheimr, home of the Vanir (a type of Old Norse gods). Vana was the wife of Sveigðir and mother of Vanlandi... [more]
Vanadey f Sanskrit
Means “forest goddess” in Sanskrit.
Vanagan m Armenian
Means "abbot, monk" in Armenian.
Vanaja f Telugu
Means "forest born" or "born of/in the forest" in Telugu.
Vanalika f Kashmiri
Meaning "Sunflower".
Vanasia f English (American)
This name came into prominence through American artistic gymnast, Vanasia Bradley.
Vanburen m English (American)
Transferred use of the surname (see Van Buren).
Vanče m Macedonian
This is the name of Macedonian footballer Vanče Šikov.
Vanchana m Thai
Alternate transcription of Wanchana.
Vandačka f Belarusian
Diminutive of Vanda.
Vandad m Persian
Variant of Vindadh.
Vandalarius m Ancient Germanic (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Vandalar. Vandalarius was the name of the father of Valamir, a 5th-century king of the Ostrogoths.
Vandana f Indian, Hindi, Marathi
From Sanskrit वन्दना (vandanā) meaning "praise, commendation" or "prayer, worship".
Vandani f Indian
sanskrit
Vandenė f Lithuanian
Derived from the Lithuanian noun vandenė meaning "mermaid", which is derived from the Lithuanian adjective vandens meaning "aqueous, aquatic", itself ultimately derived from the Lithuanian noun vanduo meaning "water"... [more]
Vander m American, Brazilian
Probably a contraction of the two words van der "from the" occurring as part of Dutch surnames like van der Waal promoted to a given name.
Vandill m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse vandill "sword".
Vandilo m Romani
Romani form of Vandill.
Vandutė f Lithuanian
Diminutive form of Vanda.