Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Valerian m. Latin Valerianus, a Roman cognomen derived from Latin Valerius (cf. Valery).

The name of an early saint and martyr, a 3rd C Roman emperor, and a 4th-5th C African saint.

France
Latin
814 Valerianus (nom) StVdM-II C2
Italy
Italian
1513x1521 Valleriano LeoX p. 35
Switzerland
Latin
1475 Valeriano (abl) MHCG2 239
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Valerian". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Valerian.