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Of Ancient Roman origin.

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

Valentine is also the French form of the feminine name Valentina.

It is the name of several saints.

Sources associate Valentine’s Day with St. Valentine of Rome and also St. Valentine of Terni.

It is also connected with Geoffrey Chaucer’s dream-vision poem “The Parliament of Fowls”.

Other forms of the name are Valentino, Val, Valentin, Ualan, Folant.

Feminine form of the name is Valentina.