name meaning: Valerian \v(a)-le-rian\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Valerian is "strong, healthy". Valerie is the feminine version. Designer Valerian Rybar; conductor Valery Gergiev.
Valerian has 5 variant forms: Valerien, Valerio, Valerius, Valery and Valeryan.
Baby names that sound like Valerian are Florian, Floryan, Florrian and Florien.