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What does Victoria mean?

Victoria Pronunciation of Victoria as a girls' name is pronounced vic-TOR-ee-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Victoria is "conqueror". 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH goddess, ancient (old), roman, saint, praise (glory), victory, 19th century, england, dignity (gracious)


VARIANTS 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, Vittoria

SEE ALSO Ria, Vita





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How popular is Victoria?

Victoria is a very prominent first name for females (#116 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#6401 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Victoria reached its highest position of #16 in the U.S. in 1999, and is at #21 currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Victoria name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Tori (#824 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Latoria, Vicky, Viktoria, Vikki, Viki, Victorine, Vicki, Vickie, Latoya, Vickey, Toya, Tory, Torie, Ria and Vita are the popular alternative forms of Victoria (#21) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Victoria were popular as baby names in the 1950s (USAGE OF 1.1%) and have become significantly less popular since (USAGE 0.4%, 58.9% LESS).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Victoria, Latoria, Latoya, Ria, Tori in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Torie, Tory, Toya, Vickey, Vicki in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vickie, Vicky, Victorine, Viki, Vikki in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Viktoria, Vita in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Victoria, Viktoria outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Anatolia, Antonia, Astria, Bithia, Caitria, Cicilia, Deloria, Detria, Dimetria, Dimitria, Doria, Eionia, Eldoria (see Eldora), Eustolia, Giorgia, Gloria, Hilaria, Jecholia, Jecolia, Jioia, Katria, Kiandria, Kicia, Kiria, Lacoria, Latoia, Latonia, Loria, Maccaria, Moria, Nicia, Nicosia, Nicotia (see Nicosia), Nikolia, Octavia, Petria, Richia, Scotia, Sicillia, Sidonia, Socaria, Tiberia, Titania, Valaria, Vallonia, Vallorie, Valonia, Valora, Valoria, Valorie, Valorya, Vannora, Vanora, Velora, Vesteria, Vica, Vicentia, Vicenza, Vicenzia (see Vicenza), Vichensa (see Vicenza), Vichensia (see Vicenza), Vidonia, Vidonya (see Vidonia), Viennia, Vigilia, Vincentia, Vincenzia, Vinetia (see Venetia), Viola, Viona, Viridia, Vitia, Vitka, Wistaria and Wisteria. These names tend to be less frequently used than Victoria.