Meaning and Name Origin
Latoya \l(a)-to-ya\ 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.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Latona.
Latoya▼ has 42 more related forms via La-, Toya, Victoria: Lacacia, Lacinda, Lacoya, Laday, Ladonya, Lajuana, Lakia, Lanae, Lanai, Lanesha, Lanessa, Lanika, Lanisha, Lanita, Laporsha, Laquana, Laquita, Larae, Laray, Laree, Larhonda, Larisha, Laronda, Lashae, Latanya▼, Latasha▼, Latavia, Latifah▼, Latina, Latisha▼, Latonia, Latonya▼, Latrice▼, Latricia, Latrisha, Lavonda, Lavonna, Lavonne▼, Lawanda▼, Toia, Toya and Vitoria.
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. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Latoya for girls. Latoya was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #101 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Latoya and related names. Popular alternative forms of Latoya appearing in the Top 1000 are Victoria (#19 last year), Latricia, Latrice, Lavonne, Lawanda, Toya, Latonya, Latasha, Latanya, Latifah, Latisha, Latonia and Laquita. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during the years 1970-1979 and is now much lower, with versions such as Latrice, Lavonne, Lawanda, Latoya and Latonya falling out of fashion. Victoria (#19) is the most contemporarily stylish girl name here. (2014 Birth Statistics)