Of Latin origin.

From the masculine Roman name Valerius, deriving from the Latin word “valere”, which means “to be strong”, “to be worth”.

Other forms of the name are: Valerie, Val, Valorie, Valeska, Valeriya, Waleria.

Valeria is a popular name in Mexico and Spain.

Famous bearers are Valeria Golino, Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi, Valeria Andrews, Valeria Larina, Valeria Baroni, Valeria Savinykh.

Valeria Golino is an Italian actress and director, who has been awarded several times as best actress in the “Venice Film Festival”.

She co-starred in films with actors such as Dustin Hoffman, Gary Oldman, Charlie Sheen, Jean Dujardin, Ugo Tognazzi.