Meaning and Origin of: Victoria

Victoria name meaning

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Victory

What does Victoria mean and stand for?

The name Victoria has been in use since Roman mythology as the name of the goddess of victory, the equivalent of the Greek goddess Nike. It is also the feminine form of the name Victor, which is Latin in origin meaning "winner" or "conqueror".

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish : from a medieval personal name, Spanish form of Victor.
  • French : from the personal name Victoria (female form of Victor), which was popularized by a 3rd-century martyr so named.

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Popularity

Victoria is the number 21 most popular girls name in the US, according to 2018 Social Security Administration data. It has been in the top 35 girls names since the year 2000, and was most popular in 2014 and 2017 when it was at position 19.

However, it is the 24th most popular name on FamilyEducation.com.

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Emma was at its peak popularity in November and December 2017.

When most people hear the name Victoria, they think of the British Queen. Victoria is considered a classic and traditional name; however, it may have seen a recent rise in popularity thanks to stars like Victoria Justice and Victoria Beckham. It has also been popularized by the store Victoria's Secret. It is also a popular name choice for feminists as it has a strong and powerful meaning.

Where Is It Popular?

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