Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Valens f. Latin valens 'strong, vigorous, healthy, powerful'.

Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Valens (nom) BBC-Berg 356, Valenti (gen) ibid. 1372; 1307 Valente (nom) ibid. p. XLVI
Cite as: A. Brown, S.L. Uckelman. "Valens". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Valens.