This name is similar to the Latin name Valerius and probably originates from it; Valerius most likely comes from the Latin word "valere," meaning "to be healthy."
, though the spelling variation Valeri is more common in Venetia. In general,
which end in "o" are more common in the south of Italy, whereas the more common variations which end in "i" appear mostly in the north.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Valeri research.Another 40 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1596, 1658, 1656, 1630, 1700, 1694, 1531, 1605, 1542, 1596, 1552 and 1618 are included under the topic Early Valeri History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Valeri, Valerio, Valleri, Valer, Valier, Valerini, Valeriani and many more.
Prominent among members of the family was Pietro Valeriani di Piperno, a powerful Cardinal in the church; Bertuccio Valiero (1596-1658), the 102nd Doge of Venice
, reigning from his election on June 15, 1656 until his death; Silvestro Valiero or Valier (1630-1700), the 109th Doge of Venice, reigning from his... Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Valeri Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antonio Valera, who arrived in North America in 1519 and Francisco Valera, who immigrated in 1565.