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What does Latoya mean?

Latoya Pronunciation of Latoya [la-toya] as a girls' name is pronounced la-TOY-ah. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Latoya is "victorious one". Derived from a short form of Victoria, or a blend of La- with Toya. Made familiar by Latoya Jackson, sister of singer Michael Jackson.

Associated with: victorious, blend.


Latoya has 6 variants: Latoia, Latoria, Latorya, Latoyah, Latoyla and Letoya.

Related girl name: Latona.

19 more related forms via La-, Toya, Victoria: Lacoya, Laday, Ladonya, Lakia, Lanika, Lanita, Laray, Laronda, Latanya, Latasha, Latavia, Latifah, Latina, Latisha, Latonia, Latonya, Lavonda, Lavonna and Toya.

Creative forms:
(female) Litoya, Lotoya, ..


Middle name pairings:
Latoya Rilee (L.R.), ..

How popular is Latoya?

Latoya is a very popular first name for females (#372 out of 4276, Top 9%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Latoya was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #98 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Latoya name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Latoya outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Latoya appearing in the Top 2000 are Victoria (#20 last year), Latoria, Latonya, Lavonna, Toya, Latonia, Lavonda, Latisha, Latanya, Laronda, Lanita, Latasha, Latavia, Latina, Latifah and Lakia. Other variants, like Laray, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Latoya was common among parents 22 years ago (median #1575) and is somewhat lower today (#1883, down 48.3%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Latoya, Lakia, Lanita, Laronda, Latanya in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Latasha, Latavia, Latifah, Latina, Latisha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Latonia, Latonya, Latoria, Lavonda, Lavonna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Toya, Victoria in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Victoria outside U.S.

Similar Names

Latoya is alike in pronunciation to Lata, Latia, Leota, Leta, Letta, Letty, Lita, Lotta and Lotty. Other recommended names are Batya, Bitya, Chantoya, Dalya, Damya, Danya, Datya, Daya, Fanya, Gioya, Hannya, Jaya, Jioya (see Joy), Joya, Kathya, Katiya, Katrya, Katya, Lacey, Lacoria, Lada, Ladey, Ladonna, Lady, Laidy, Laila, Lala, Lallia, Lalya, Lana, Landra, Lanora, Larina, Larita, Laryn, Lateifa (see Latifah), Latifa, Latitia, Lauda, Leeona, Leeora, Lenya, Leoda, Letha, Lethia, Levona, Liora, Livya, Loyda, Manya, Marnya, Natanya, Natoya, Paniya, Raya, Sacoya, Safiya, Samya, Secoya, Tahnya, Tanya, Tarnya, Taya, Zakiya, Zarya and Zoya. These names tend to be less commonly used than Latoya.

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