Of Roman origin.

From the Roman name Valentinus, derived from the Latin word “valens”, meaning strong and healthy, vigorous.

Feminine form of the masculine name Valentine.

It is the name of the first woman to ever visit space, Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova.

Other forms of the name are: Val, Valina,Valli, Valentine, Walentyna, Tina, Valenteen.

Valentina is a popular name in Mexico, Chile, Austia and Spain.

Famous bearers are Valentina Cervi, Valentina de Angelis, Valentina Vargas, Valentina Vezzali, Valentina Monetta, Valentina Novakovic, Valentina Acosta, Valentina Cortese.