Valen

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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
375
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Valen

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Alt. Meaning

V is for value, the value you place on friendship.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Notable Persons Named Valen

Valen Hsu is a mandopop singing, composer, songwriter, and actor. She plays Piano and Electronic keyboard. She was most active from 1994 to present. Valen was born on September 20th, 1974 in Taipei. Valen is also known as Hsu Ru-yun and 琇琇.

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Valen Low is a student. He holds the title Southeast Asia Armwrestling Champion, Oceania Armwestling Champion, and Asia Youth Arm Wrestling Champion. Valen was given the name Low Wai Luen Valen on January 14th, 1994 in Singapore.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Valen

Nancy Valen is an actress, producer, and actor. She has had major accomplishments since 1985. Nancy was born on December 16th, 1965 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Nancy is also known as Nancy Valin and Nancy Van Patten.

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Leigh Van Valen was an evolutionary biology and evolutionary biologist. Leigh was born on August 12th, 1935 in Albany, New York. He passed away on October 16th, 2010.

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Kristian was born on October 13th, 1974 in Stavanger.

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Fartein was born on August 25th, 1887. He died on December 14th, 1952.

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Snorre was born on September 16th, 1984.

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Valen Low is a student. He holds the title Southeast Asia Armwrestling Champion, Oceania Armwestling Champion, and Asia Youth Arm Wrestling Champion. Valen was given the name Low Wai Luen Valen on January 14th, 1994 in Singapore.

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How popular is the baby name Valen in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1951 6 6 0
1959 7 0 7
1981 17 11 6
1982 15 15 0
1983 18 18 0
1984 16 16 0
1985 12 12 0
1986 18 18 0
1987 11 6 5
1988 19 13 6
1989 22 17 5
1990 9 9 0
1991 21 15 6
1992 18 8 10
1993 15 8 7
1994 16 10 6
1995 14 7 7
1996 13 5 8
1997 11 0 11
1998 17 7 10
1999 18 9 9
2000 19 6 13
2001 20 7 13
2002 21 6 15
2003 17 0 17
2004 28 10 18
2005 21 0 21
2006 20 0 20
2007 25 0 25
2008 34 8 26
2009 45 8 37
2010 41 9 32
2011 33 5 28
2012 63 15 48
2013 46 7 39
2014 64 10 54
2015 62 13 49
2016 79 15 64
2017 88 16 72

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International Interest for Valen

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Popularity of Valen as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Valen U.S.
  White 75.47% 64.26%
  African American 3.73% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.87% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.87% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Valen

People with the last name Valen are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Valen

  • How Popular is the name Valen? Valen is the 10,313th most popular name of all time. As a last name Valen was the 54,864th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Valen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,039 babies born with the first name Valen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Valen to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Valen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1951 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Valen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Valen is Sunday, February 14th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Valen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Valen was in 2017 with a total of 72 babies.
  • Random Valen Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Valen is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Valen: Your name in reverse order is Nelav. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vaeln. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Valen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 375 people with the last name Valen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Valen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Valen as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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