Of Latin origin.
From the Latin word “valere”, meaning “to be worth”, “to be strong”.
Used in English, French and German as a form of the feminine name Valeria.
Other forms of the name are: Val, Valeska, Valorie.
Famous bearers are Valerie Harper, Valerie Trierweiler, Valerie Simpson, Valerie Adams, Valerie Bertinelli, Valerie Perrine, Valerie Cruz, Valerie Mahaffey, Valerie Azlynn.