Valentine

Valentine - A very unique male name



  Oct 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Valentine, meaning strength, health, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #498. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Valentine and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Valentine? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Valentine. The baby boy name Valentine was given to 6 baby boys in 2012, ranking #3672 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 273,510 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Valentine peaked in popularity 104 years ago in 1913 on position 442.



Famous with this name

Steve Valentine
Valentine Traclet
Valentine Dyall


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Valentine is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Valentine is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #2,213 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,213.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Valentine is where you live.


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Valentine origin and meaning

Valentine is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means strength, health. To see famous people named Valentine, pop culture references for the name Valentine and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Valentine

We've found the following names that sound similar to Valentine, sorted by popularity.

Valentin / Valentino / Valente /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123672
20113105
20103028
20093148
20082726
20073814
20064278
20053284
20042703
20023335
20013067
20003855
19993735
19982382
19972422
19961783
19953027
19942811
19932117
19922314
19912093
19901565
19891964
19881946
19871639
19861866
19851752
19832217
19821614
19811501
19801400
19791312
19781452
19771599
19761372
19751339
19741222
19731175
19721338
19712045
19701517
19691621
19681096
19671393
19661394
19651025
19641295
19631304
19621208
19601136
19591392
19581189
19571081
19561333
1955841
1954975
19531039
1952871
1951845
1950910
1949882
1948866
19471130
19461011
19451583
1944835
1943936
1942857
1941887
19401172
1939862
1938689
1937720
1936787
1935921
1934765
1933832
1932648
1931600
1930573
1929616
1928551
1927592
1926594
1925602
1924579
1923582
1922558
1921699
1920574
1919503
1918482
1917592
1916501
1915472
1914444
1913442
1912561
1911659
1910498

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas2213

Even more about Valentine


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Valentine a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Valentine?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1913
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Valentine
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 273,510
Letter count 9
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +6

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