Meaning and name origin
Latoya \l(a)-to-ya\ as a girl's 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.
For more information, see also the related girl name Latona.
Latoya is a very popular first name for females (#372 out of 4276, Top 9%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Latoya for girls. Latoya reached its highest rank of #101 in the U.S. in 1980-1989. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Latoya and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Victoria (#19), Toya and Latoya. (2014 statistics).