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Valerie

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By Aoif Kelly Content Writer
Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 28 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Female

Origin: French, Latin

Meaning: To be Strong, Valiant

Pronunciation: vah-luh-ree, /ˈvæləri/, V AE L ER IY

Popularity Rank: #814

On this page:

  • 1. Valerie Meaning
  • 2. Valerie Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Valerie
  • 4. Translations of Valerie
  • 5. Valerie Name Popularity
  • 6. Valerie popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Valerie
  • 8. Latest News about Valerie
  • 9. Nicknames for Valerie
  • 10. Valerie Name Poster
  • 11. Names similar to Valerie

Valerie Meaning

Derived from the Latin word 'valere', meaning 'to be strong' or 'to be healthy'. Hence, Valerie signifies a strong and healthy individual.

Valerie also means "To be Strong, Valiant, Brave, Valor, To be Healthy, Feminine of the Roman Family Clan Name Valerius, Strong and healthy".

Valerie is commonly found in France, United States of America, United Kingdom, and 85 more countries.

Valerie Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: vah-luh-ree

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈvæləri/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: V AE L ER IY

V: Pronounce as in "van" (V AE N)

AE: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

ER: Pronounce as in "bird" (B ER D)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Valerie

Valerie Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Valerie is recorded 75,879 times globally, ranking it as the 814th most common name worldwide.

Valerie is most prevalent in France, with 30,396 occurrences, making it the 108th most popular name in the country.

In France, the name Valerie is found among 1 in every 43 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Valerie Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
France#1081 : 43
United States of America#3061 : 98
United Kingdom#3261 : 93
Belgium#1631 : 91
Canada#2701 : 180
South Africa#1,1491 : 1,244
Ireland#1911 : 58
Cameroon#1811 : 300
Netherlands#7491 : 328
Singapore#3591 : 525
Colombia#1,6141 : 1,263
Italy#2,2521 : 1,401
Malaysia#1,9271 : 2,872
Germany#1,2441 : 709
Switzerland#6601 : 475
Iran#9001 : 487
Peru#1,9451 : 2,519
Czechia#3411 : 199
Russia#1,6181 : 1,118
Hong Kong#9411 : 1,326
Nigeria#2,8881 : 3,790
Spain#2,5281 : 2,064
Costa Rica#8871 : 572
Panama#8931 : 914
Chile#2,0281 : 2,628
Mexico#4,0201 : 4,269
Israel#3,0711 : 1,851
Mauritius#5981 : 707
Austria#8091 : 677
Philippines#8221 : 1,566
Jamaica#5641 : 848
Palestine#4,2301 : 3,495
Saudi Arabia#23,5361 : 34,431
United Arab Emirates#7,9231 : 12,136
Kuwait#4,7911 : 7,829
Luxembourg#4001 : 471
Puerto Rico#3161 : 407
Oman#7,3401 : 9,901
Namibia#8231 : 2,109
Malta#3371 : 390
Lebanon#3,0221 : 3,555
Morocco#13,0041 : 18,804
Guatemala#2,9321 : 4,787
Qatar#6,2421 : 10,792
Tunisia#8,6601 : 13,297
Portugal#2,4661 : 3,968
Ghana#2,1141 : 4,841
China#1,6321 : 4,162
Turkey#18,2981 : 33,757
Taiwan#2,4151 : 7,313
Kazakhstan#8,2991 : 8,976
Egypt#59,2991 : 104,273
Sweden#3,4071 : 4,317
Bolivia#7,0291 : 16,303

List of countries the name Valerie is rarely found

  • Bahrain:20 occurrences
  • Uruguay:20 occurrences
  • Macao:19 occurrences
  • Argentina:17 occurrences
  • Cyprus: 16 occurrences
  • Brazil:15 occurrences
  • Denmark: 15 occurrences
  • Norway: 15 occurrences
  • Algeria:14 occurrences
  • Brunei Darussalam: 13 occurrences
  • Greece: 11 occurrences
  • Finland: 10 occurrences
  • India: 7 occurrences
  • Japan: 7 occurrences
  • Botswana:5 occurrences
  • Ecuador:5 occurrences
  • Bulgaria: 4 occurrences
  • Croatia: 4 occurrences
  • Haiti:4 occurrences
  • Indonesia: 4 occurrences
  • Poland: 4 occurrences
  • Lithuania:3 occurrences
  • Slovenia: 3 occurrences
  • Syrian Arab Republic:3 occurrences
  • Angola:2 occurrences
  • Burundi:2 occurrences
  • Iraq:2 occurrences
  • Jordan:2 occurrences
  • Bangladesh: 1 occurrences
  • Hungary: 1 occurrences
  • Iceland:1 occurrences
  • Libya:1 occurrences
  • Sudan:1 occurrences
  • Yemen:1 occurrences

Valerie popularity in U.S.

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This chart displays the ranking of the name Valerie from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Valerie

📰 Latest News about Valerie

Stay updated with the most recent news about Valerie. Read on to catch up with Valerie's latest headlines

Last Updated: May 28, 2024 10:32 PM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Color the Weather: Valerie McQueen - WBTW
    Source: WBTW | Published on: May 28, 2024
  • Valerie Payne - Pierce County Journal
    Source: Pierce County Journal | Published on: May 27, 2024
  • Valerie Bertinelli taking social media break to protect mental health after feeling 'emotionally exhausted' - Page Six
    Source: Page Six | Published on: May 18, 2024
  • Valerie Bertinelli announces social media break amid mental exhaustion, urges fans not to 'worry' - Fox News
    Source: Fox News | Published on: May 18, 2024
  • ‘I don’t think it’s going to do well’: the Zutons on Valerie – and Mark Ronson on covering it with Amy Winehouse - The Guardian
    Source: The Guardian | Published on: May 14, 2024
  • Valerie Bertinelli admits Eddie Van Halen was 'not a soulmate,' marriage declined into drugs, infidelity - Fox News
    Source: Fox News | Published on: May 03, 2024
  • Valerie Bertinelli puts long-distance relationship with new boyfriend on display - Fox News
    Source: Fox News | Published on: April 30, 2024
  • American tourist facing possible 12-year prison sentence after ammo found in luggage in Turks and Caicos - CBS News
    Source: CBS News | Published on: April 25, 2024
  • Valerie Bertinelli says Food Network isn't about cooking anymore - Entertainment Weekly News
    Source: Entertainment Weekly News | Published on: April 11, 2024
  • Valerie Bertinelli slams Food Network after firing: 'It's sad it's not about cooking and learning any longer' - New York Post
    Source: New York Post | Published on: April 11, 2024

Nicknames for Valerie

Val, Vee, Valentina, Valerina, Valerita, Vali, Valu, Vally, Valerian, Valene

Valerie Name Poster

Valerie Name Poster

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