Show ContentsValeriani History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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."

Early Origins of the Valeriani family

The surname Valeriani was first found in Emilia-Romagna, though the spelling variation Valeri is more common in Venetia. In general, spelling variations 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.

Early History of the Valeriani family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Valeriani research. Another 40 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1531, 1542, 1552, 1596, 1605, 1618, 1630, 1656, 1658, 1694 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Valeriani History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Valeriani Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Valeri, Valerio, Valleri, Valer, Valier, Valerini, Valeriani and many more.

Early Notables of the Valeriani family

Prominent among members of the family was

  • Pietro Valeriani di Piperno, a powerful Cardinal in the church

Migration of the Valeriani family

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.

Contemporary Notables of the name Valeriani (post 1700) +

  • Richard Valeriani (1932-2018), American White House correspondent and diplomatic correspondent with NBC News in the 1960s and 1970s on Facebook