Valentine's day is a popular day for lovers around the world.
Valentine’s day may have had a tragic origin but it is universally accepted as a day to celebrate love and affection. There are some names associated with Valentine's day that you can choose for your valentine boy or valentine girl.
Valentine's day marks the execution of St. Valentine by the Roman emperor, Claudius. St. Valentine was the patron saint of lovers. A Valentine's baby is hence special and so should her or his name be - coated in love. These Valentine's day names are perfect names for those who believe in Valentine’s day. A baby name meaning love or affection can shape a child's personality.
The name Valentine originated in the Italian language. It means being healthy and strong. Here are some special names for babies born on Valentine's day or simply baby names for those who love Valentine’s day. These baby names might mean love, affection or a beloved one. Valentine nicknames are also great picks for a baby girl or a baby boy born during this time.
Popular Girls Valentine's Names
Do you want to give your day baby a Valentine-related name? Here is a list of girl names that make for the best names for valentine babies:
1. Ahava (Hebrew origin) meaning "love".
2. Amora (Spanish origin) meaning "love".
3. Amoris (Latin origin) meaning "love".
4. Angela (Latin origin) meaning "messenger of love".
5. Aphrodite (Greek origin) meaning "from the sea foam". She is the Greek goddess of love.
6. Athena (Greek origin) meaning "one who is wise".
7. Belle (French origin) meaning "beautiful".
8. Clementine (French origin) meaning "merciful". There is a famous classical song which has made the name more popular.
9. Cordelia (Latin origin) meaning "heart".
10. Darla (English origin) meaning "loved one".
11. Dove (American origin) meaning "bird of peace and love". Dove is a bird known to symbolize love.
12. Femi (Nigerian origin) meaning "love me".
13. Freya (Old German origin) meaning "lady love".
14. Juliet (English origin) meaning "youthful". Juliet is the lover of Romeo in 'Romeo and Juliet', Shakespeare's romantic tragedy.
15. Kama (Sanskrit origin) meaning "love" or "desire". Kama is the name of the Indian God of love and desire too.
16. Libi (Hebrew origin) meaning "my heart".
17. Mila (Russian origin) meaning "gracious".
18. Milada (Slavic origin) meaning "young love".
19. Priya (Sanskrit origin) meaning "beloved"
20. Rose (Latin origin) meaning "rose flower". Rose is also the name of the protagonist of James Cameron's romantic movie, 'Titanic'.
21. Ruby (English origin) meaning "a dark red colored stone". Since red is the color of love, this is a great name for your baby girl.
22. Suki (Japanese origin) meaning "beloved".
23. Tuscany (Italian origin) meaning "someone from Toscana". Tuscany is one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in Italy.
24. Valentina (Latin origin) meaning "strong love".
25. Venus (Greek origin) is the name of the Roman Goddess of Love.
26. Vida (Spanish origin) meaning "life".
27. Venice (Italian origin) is the name of one of the most romantic cities in the world. Venice is a very popular tourist city in Italy.
Popular Boys Valentine's Names
Do you want a nickname for valentine? A Valentine name can be given to a day baby or a baby born in February. Baby names inspired by Valentine's day can be very inspiring too.
28. Agapius (Greek origin) meaning "love or affection".
29. Aiko (Japanese origin) meaning "child of love".
30. Amor (Spanish origin) meaning "love".
31. Apollo (Greek origin) is the God of poetry.
32. Ceri (Welsh origin) meaning "love".
33. Cupid (Roman origin) is the God of love and desire. Cupid is the most common representation of love. It is also one of the most popular and recognizable Valentine's Day symbols, commonly portrayed as a chubby boy with wings.
34. Darcy (Irish origin) meaning "dark-haired". Darcy from 'Pride and Prejudice' is a character that personifies love.
35. Erasmus (Greek origin) meaning "beloved".
36. Eros (Greek origin) meaning "desire". He has been said to loosen the limbs and weaken the mind while making people fall in love.
37. Gerwyn (Welsh origin) meaning "lover".
38. Habib (Arabic origin) meaning "loved one". Habib is a popular world throughout Middle Eastern countries specifically.
39. Hugh (German origin) meaning "heart". The name is often linked to the Australian performed Hugh Jackman, best known for his action movies.
40. Jack (English origin) meaning "God is gracious". Jack is also the name of the protagonist of James Cameron's romantic movie. 'Titanic'.
41. Kamon (Thai origin) meaning "heart".
42. Lancelot (French origin) meaning "land". Sir Lancelot was the name of the lover of Sir Arthur's queen in Arthurian legend.
43. Lev (Slavic origin) meaning "heart".
44. Luba (Russian origin) meaning "loved one".
45. Luben (Bulgarian origin) meaning "love".
46. Medad (Hebrew origin) meaning "friendship" or "love".
47. Rhett (English origin) meaning "advice". Rhett is a very affectionate and loving character from the movie 'Gone with the Wind'.
48. Rhys (Welsh origin) meaning "enthusiasm".
49. Romeo (Italian origin) meaning "a pilgrim to Rome". Romeo from 'Romeo and Juliet' is one of the most romantic protagonists created.
50. Valentino (Italian origin) meaning "strength". Valentino is the name of several saints of the Roman Catholic Church as well.
Gender-Neutral Valentine's Names
Are you looking for a baby name that is not gender-specific? Here are baby names that you can select a perfect baby name from.
51. Alex (Greek origin) meaning "defending men".
52. Amory (English origin) meaning "love".
53. Angel (Greek origin) meaning "messenger" or "angel".
54. Cariad (Welsh origin) meaning "love".
55. Caro (Spanish origin) meaning "beloved".
56. Love (English origin) meaning "affection". This is the recent nickname on the rise for both baby boy and girl. It is the middle name of the famous actress, Jennifer Love Hewitt.
57. Milan (Arabic origin) meaning "gracious". Milan is one of the most well known and romantic cities in Italy.
58. Paris (Latin origin) meaning "lover". Paris, the capital of France, is one of the most romantic cities in the world.
59. Rome (Italian origin) meaning "from the city of Rome". Rome is a classic city in Italy, full of love.
60. Valentin (Latin origin) meaning "strong". It is often Valentine in Latin too.
Kidadl has lots of great baby names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for Valentines Names then why not take a look at Soft Boys' Names, or for something different take a look at Cuban Names.
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