Valery name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Latin
Usage: English
Pronunciation: v(a)-le-ry
Meaning: The Healthy and Strong
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What does Valery mean?

Cherished Valery has its origin in Latin, Valery means "Brave or The Strong" and is largely used in English is used as a gender-neutral name . Valery is variant of widespread and ceaseless Valeria.

Valeria is a feminine form of Valerius. Originated from Latin, Widespread Valeria, Valeria means "The Healthy, Healthy Strong and The Strong".

How do I pronounce Valery?

The three syllabled name Valery is pronounced, v(a)-le-ry.

Variants of Valery

Valerius, Valeria, Valaree, Valerie, Valleri, Valeri, Valerian, Waleska

How popular is the name Valery?

Valery is common in United States where over 6609 new-borns have been given the name since 1914. Currently the moniker is on a rise, in 2006, 395 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 716th position.

Also, Valery is common in France where over 5481 new-borns have been given the name since 1900. At its zenith in 1970, the moniker grabbed the 149th spot and 305 baby boys were given the name.

However things change on global perspective, Valery is extremely popular in Russia where every 1 in 2000 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Chad, Central African Republic, Uzbekistan, Belarus, DR Congo, Cameroon, Kazakhstan, Israel and Haiti.

As per our evaluation, over 250000 people has been named Valery globally.

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Valery in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Valery

You hate routines and prefer freelance work. Deep inside, people envy you, and you know it. You have a sharp focus and nothing slips your eye. Some people admire while others judge your recklessness and carelessness. Once a person spends time with you, they remember you forever because of the powerful impression you leave behind. Your heart already knows what you should focus on. You neglect your own issues and helping other is more important to you.

Looking for a name like Valery? Please go through the following names

  •  Sheryy came from Old English, French and Old Greek, meaning of Sheryy is "A Plain and Dear" is used for girls. Sheryy is resultant of Sherry.
  •  Vincent - Chiefly used in French and Swedish persistent and predominant, Vincent aimed at both sexes, meaning of Vincent is "The Winning, One Who Overcomes or Victor" is originated from Latin
  •  Marillyn - Specifically used in English atypical, Marillyn is used as a girl name has its roots in Latin, French and Hebrew, meaning of Marillyn is "Bitter"
  •  Amöne is German form of Amoene
  •  Crescencio - Meaning of Crescencio is He who Constantly Increases His Virtue aimed at boys is originated from Latin

Famous people named Valery

  • Valery Afanassiev, Russian pianist, writer and conductor
  • Valery Gergiev, Russian conductor and opera company director of Ossetian origin
  • Valery Polekh, Russian horn player
  • Valery Tsilent, Belarusian wrestler
  • Valery Polyansky, Russian orchestral and choral conductor
  • Valery Legasov, prominent Soviet inorganic chemist and a member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR
  • Valery Levental, Russian theatrical scenic designer
  • Valery Tarakanov, Soviet/Russian former cross-country skier
  • Valery Kan, Russian politician with the United Russia party
  • Valery Ponomarev, Russian-born jazz trumpeter
  • Valery Nazarov, Russian official and politician
  • Valery Pechyonkin, Russian businessman and security services official
  • Valery Alekseyev, Russian anthropologist
  • Valery Dudin, Soviet luger who competed during the 1980s
  • Valery Arshba, first Vice President of the Republic of Abkhazia
  • Valery Zhelobinsky, Russian composer and pianist
  • Valery Oisteanu, Soviet-born Romanian and American poet, art critic
  • Valery Bykovsky, retired Soviet cosmonaut
  • Valery Korzun, Russian cosmonaut
  • Valery Ryumin, former Soviet cosmonaut
  • Valery Rozhdestvensky, Soviet cosmonaut
  • Valery Tishkov, ethnologist and former chairman of the State Committee of RSFSR on nationalities
  • Valery Chalidze, worldcat
  • Valery Chkalov, Soviet and Russian aircraft test pilot and a Hero of the Soviet Union
  • Valery Bryusov, Russian poet, prose writer, dramatist, translator
  • Valery Sablin, Soviet Navy officer and a member of the Communist Party
  • Valery Fabrikant, {{cite news
  • Valery Kokov, Russian politician of Kabardian ethnicity
  • Valery Salov, Russian chess grandmaster
  • Valery Shantsev, former governor of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast
  • Valery Larbaud, French writer and poet
  • Valery Belenky, retired Azerbaijani-German artistic gymnast
  • Valery Zorkin, first and the current Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation
  • Valery Gazzaev, Russian politician
  • Valery Baranov, retired Russian Internal Troops colonel general
  • Valery Ortiz, Puerto Rican actress, dancer, singer
  • Valery Yardy, Russian road cyclist
  • Valery Serdyukov, is Russian politician
  • Valery Kobzarenko, professional track and road bicycle racer
  • Valery Nahayo, Burundian international footballer
  • Valery Voronin, Soviet footballer
  • Valery Lantratov, former principal ballet dancer with the Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet and Kremlin Ballet and general director of the Russian National Ballet Foundation
  • Valery Yesipov, Russian football manager and a former player
  • Valery Meladze, Russian singer of Georgian descent
  • Valery Muratov, former ice speed skater from the USSR,
  • Valery Golubev, Russian politician and businessman
  • Valery Nepomnyashchy, Russian football manager and a former player
  • Valery Todorovsky, Russian film director, screenwriter
  • Valery Kipelov, Russian music artist and composer
  • Valery Brudov, professional boxer
  • Valery Kashuba, Kyrgyzstani footballer
  • Valery Kechinov, former Russia international footballer
  • Valery Tarsis, Ukrainian writer, literary critic, and translator
  • Valery Chekhov, Russian chess grandmaster and former World Junior Chess Champion
  • Valery Petrakov, former Soviet soccer striker and manager


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  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
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