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Type Settlement & Region
Pronounced Pron. ba-LEHN-thya(European Spanish)
ba-LEHN-sya(Latin American Spanish)
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Meaning & History

The name of a city and surrounding region in eastern Spain, originally named in Latin Valentia (Edetanorum) meaning "strength (of the Edetani people)", and derived from Latin valentius "strength, vigour", from valens "strong, vigorous". Besides the city in Spain, this is also the name of a city in Venezuala.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesValentia(Ancient Roman) València(Catalan) Valence(French)
Surname DescendantValencia(Spanish)
Same SpellingValència
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