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Victor meaning and name origin

Victor \v(i)-ctor, vic-tor\ as a boy's name is pronounced VIK-tor. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Victor is "champion". 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. Vittorio is an Italian form; Viktor is Czech. Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro; film director Vittorio de Sica; actor Victor Mature; author Victor Hugo.

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

For more information, see also related names Torio and Tory.

A suggested similar baby name is Viator.

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Popularity of Victor

Victor is a very popular first name for males (#84 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4236 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Victor name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Victor with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Victor name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Victor outside U.S.