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Valerian



Origin: Latin

Meaning: "belonging to Valerius", the latter from Latin valere meaning "to be strong", "to be healthy".

It's also the name of an herb known for its healing properties, as well as being used for insomnia.

Variants
  • Valerianus (Ancient Roman)
  • Valérian (French)
  • Walerian (Polish)
  • Valerius (Ancient Roman)
  • Valerio (Spanish, Italian)

Feminine forms:
  • Valeria
  • Valeriana 
  • Valériane (French)

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