ValerisfPopular 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.
ValeyfIcelandic 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").
ValkemLivonian, 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]
VallivanafCatalan, 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.
ValljášmSami Northern Sami masculine name meaning "plentiful".
ValmaifEnglish (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]
ValonmAlbanian 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]
ValukmSlovene Old Slovene name, possibly meaning "wolf" from slovene "volk" or perhaps older "vәlәkә". Was worn by the first ruler of Carantania.
ValurmIcelandic Icelandic younger form of Valr. Valur is also a modern Icelandic word for gyrfalcon.
ValvanerafSpanish (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]
ValvanuzfSpanish 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]
ValvefEstonian Derived from Estonian valve "to guard; watch over".
VambolamEstonian 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".
VandenėfLithuanian 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]