Meaning and Origin of Valerio - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Valerio

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Healthy
  • Russian : Athletic, mighty
  • Russian : Strong leader

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Spanish and Italian : from the personal name Valerio (Latin Valerius, a Roman family name ultimately derived from Latin valere ‘to flourish’, ‘to be strong and healthy’). The name was borne by several minor Christian saints, among them 4th-century bishops of Trier and Zaragoza and 5th-century bishops of Sorrento and of Antibes.