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pinWhat does Victor mean?

Victor /vic-tor/ as a boys' name is pronounced VIK-tor. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Victor is "conqueror".

From late Latin victorius, it was used by Christians to symbolize Christ's victory over death. A very popular saint's name common in Christian Rome, as was the female form Victoria. At one time, more than 200 were listed in the Catholic Dictionary of Saints. Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro; film director Vittorio de Sica; actor Victor Mature; author Victor Hugo.


Victor has 13 variants: Vic, Vick, Victoriano, Victorien, Victorin, Victorino, Victorio, Vidor, Viktor, Vitor, Vitorio, Vittorio and Vittorios.

Related boy names: Torio and Tory.

Victor has 1 feminine form: Victoria.

Kreatif forms: Victry, Viltor, Virtor. [more]

pinHow popular is Victor?

Victor is a very popular first name for males (#84 out of 1220, Top 7%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#3282 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Displayed below is the birth name history of Victor for boys. Victor reached its top position of #67 in the U.S. in the 1910s, and is presently at #152. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Victor name in U.S.

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

Tory and Viktor are the popular variation forms of Victor (#152 in recent rankings) appearing in the Top 1000. These relations of Victor were at the top of their popularity in 1990 (usage of 0.417%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.283%, 32% less), with the version Tory becoming less stylish.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Victor, Tory in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Victor, Viktor outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Anchor, Artor, Castor, Ector, Factor, Gibbor, Gibor, Hector, Heitor, Kastor, Mentor, Minor, Nestor, Nicanor, Proctor, Sior, Tibor, Valter, Vester, Viator, Vidar, Viggo, Vilmos, Vinson, Vinton, Vireo, Vischer, Vital, Vitas, Vito, Vitus and Winsor. These names tend to be less commonly used than Victor.