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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #286 most popular

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59k Valeria (Italian)
1k Vallerie (English)

What does the name "Valerie" mean?

Valerie (French): Strength

The name "Valerie" is of French origin and it means "Strength". It's a name commonly given to girls.

V is for virtue, a trait you hold dear.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Your name in reverse order is "Eirelav". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Alevier". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Valerie" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Valerie? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 252,619 babies born with the name Valerie in the United States. That's more than enough Valeries to occupy the country of Vanuatu with an estimated population of 252,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1884 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Valerie" was in 1959 with a total of 7,309 babies. (That's a lot of baby Valeries)

According to the 1963 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Valerie" ranks #91 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 73 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1963. Across the entire United States a total of 6,186 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Valerie popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Valerie in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Valerie

Valerie Bertinelli

Valerie Bertinelli is an actress and spokesperson with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1974 to present. Valerie was born in 1960 as Valerie Anne Bertinelli in Wilmington, Delaware, United States.


Valerie Harper

Valerie Harper is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1959 to present. Valerie was born in 1939 as Valerie Kathryn Harper in Suffern, New York, U.S.


Valerie Leon

Valerie Leon is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1967 to present. Valerie was born in 1945 in Hampstead, London, England, UK.


Valerie Perrine

Valerie Perrine is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1971 to present. Valerie was born in 1943 as Valerie Ritchie Perrine in Galveston, Texas, U.S.


Valerie Zwikker

Valerie was born in 1972.


Valerie Wyndham

Valerie Wyndham is a professional wrestler. Valerie was born in 1986 as Paige Nicole Mayo in Texas.


Past life for Valerie born Oct 17, 1959

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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