What does Latoya mean?
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.
Related girl name: Latona.
Latoya▼ has 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.Kreatif forms: Laitoya, Lletoya, Lutoya. [more]
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)
Shown below is the baby name history of Latoya for girls. Latoya was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #101 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Popular alternative forms of Latoya appearing in the Top 1000 are Victoria (#19 last year), Toya, Latonya, Latonia, Latasha, Latifah, Latisha and Latanya. Other variants, like Lavonda, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Latoya was common among parents during 1970-1979 (median #456) and is now much lower (#891, down 80%). Victoria is the longstanding favorite, while forms like Latisha, Latanya, Latifah, Latasha and Latonya are no longer trendy.
Latoya▼ is alike in pronunciation to Lata, Latia, Leota▼, Leta▼, Letta, Letty, Lita, Lotta and Lotty. Other recommended similar baby names are Batya, Datya, Jioya, Kathya, Katiya, Katrya, Katya, Lada, Ladey, Ladonna▼, Lady, Laidy, Lalya, Landra, Lanora, Latifa, Lauda, Leoda, Letha▼, Lethia, Loyda, Manya, Natoya, Sacoya and Safiya. These names tend to be less commonly used than Latoya.