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Boy Name: Valerian

Name: Valerian
Pronunciation: \v(a)-le-rian\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: strong, healthy
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Florian, Floryan, Florrian, Florien
Variant forms: Valerien, Valerio, Valerius, Valery, Valeryan


Valerian \v(a)-le-rian\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Valerian is "strong, healthy". Valerie is the feminine version. Designer Valerian Rybar; conductor Valery Gergiev.

Valerian has 5 variant forms: Valerien, Valerio, Valerius, Valery and Valeryan.

Baby names that sound like Valerian are Florian, Floryan, Florrian and Florien.


Valerian is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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