Valentina

Female

Origin: Latin

Meaning: strong, healthy

Valentina as a girl's name is pronounced val-en-TEE-nah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Valentina is "strong, healthy". Feminine form of Valentine, a saint's name. Valerie is from the same root; Valentia was the earliest form. The custom of sending cards to sweethearts on Valentine's Day came from an ancient belief that birds began pairing on February 14, the feast day of Saint Valentine (third century). Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova.