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Meaning and name origin
Victoria \v(i)-cto-ria, vic-toria\ as a girl's name is pronounced vic-TOR-ee-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Victoria is "victory". Feminine of Victor. Victoria was a goddess who smiled on the ancient Roman people for many centuries. Early Christians adopted the name, probably due to Saint Paul's praise of "God, which giveth us the victory". Royal associations from 19th-century England's Queen Victoria and the four-syllable pronunciation give Victoria an air of dignity, formality and distinction. Victoria's short forms and nicknames are very informal by contrast. See also Latoya. Actress Victoria Principal.
Victoria has 31 variant forms: Tori, Toria, Torie, Tory, Toya, Vic, Vicci, Vickee, Vickey, Vicki, Vickie, Vicky, Victoire, Victoriana, Victorie, Victorina, Victorine, Victory, Vika, Viki, Vikkey, Vikki, Vikky, Viktoria, Viktorija, Viktorina, Viktorine, Viktorka, Viqui, Vitoria and Vittoria.
There is 1 masculine form of Victoria: Victor.
Victoria is a very popular first name for females (#116 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#6829 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Victoria for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Victoria and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Latoya, Ria, Tori, Toya, Vickey, Vicki, Vickie, Vicky, Victoria, Vikki, Viktoria and Vita. (2014 statistics).
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