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Victor Meaning


What does Victor mean?

The name Victor is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Victor is "to conquer, victory".

Victor is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Vic-tor.

The Given Name Victor

A translation of the Latin male name Victorius.

The name has been borne by several saints.

Victor is a form of Victorius. See Victorius for further details.

Victor is an enchanting and sophisticated name.

Mesmerizing yet stylish, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Victor remains a favorite due to its attractive and valiant nature.

Victor falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Dr. Victor Frankenstein, and Victor Claver.

Victor Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 177 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,213 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 165 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,400 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Victor sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Victor Name Popularity Page.

Victor Related Names

Victor is a form of Victorius.

The names Bittor, Fitore, Gwythyr, Vicor, Viktor, Viktoras, Vittore are all forms of Victor.

Victor has the diminutives (nicknames) Vic, Vick, Vico.

Famous Victors

  • Dr. Victor Frankenstein ~ Frankenstein character
  • Victor ~ Soccer Player, Saint, Pope (1159-1164), Pope (1138)
  • Victor Claver ~ Basketball Player
  • Victor de Broglie ~ French Prime Minister (1830; 1835-1836)
  • Victor Francis Hess ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1936
  • Victor Garber ~ Actor
  • Victor Grignard ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1912
  • Victor Hugo ~ Writer
  • Victor I ~ Pope (189-199)
  • Victor Ibarbo ~ Soccer Player
  • Victor II ~ Pope (1055-1057)
  • Victor III ~ Pope (1086-1087), Saint
  • Victor Khryapa ~ Basketball Player
  • Victor Marijnen ~ Dutch Prime Minister (1963-1965)
  • Victor McLaglen ~ Actor
  • Victor of Marseilles ~ Saint
  • Victor of Solothurn ~ Saint
  • Victor of Vita ~ Saint
  • Victor of Xanten ~ Saint
  • Victor Sada ~ Basketball Player
  • Victor the Moor ~ Saint

Victor Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Victor.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Victor are often puzzled and frank but most of all they are read more >>

Victor Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Victor in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Victor.

Just for fun, see the name Victor in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Victor in Nautical Flags page.