Show ContentsValeriano 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 Valeriano family

The surname Valeriano 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 Valeriano family

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Valeriano Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Valeriano family

Prominent among members of the family was

  • Antonio Valeriano (ca. 1531-1605) a colonial Mexican, Nahua scholar and politician
  • Giuseppe Valeriano (1542-1596), an Italian painter and architect, priest of the Jesuit order, and active in Rome, Spain, and Naples

United States Valeriano migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Valeriano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Mateos Valeriano, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1854 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Valeriano (post 1700) +

  • Valeriano Martínez (1961-2021), Spanish politician, member of the People's Party of Galicia, Minister of Finance of Galicia from 2015 to 2021 and was a member of the Parliament of Galicia from 2016 to 2017
  • Valeriano Pellegrini (1663-1746), Italian soprano castrato

  1. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook