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Victor Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Victor is of Latin origin.

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


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 152 in baby name popularity for boys with 2664 occurrences.  It ranked 18896 in popular baby names for girls with 5 occurrences. 

View the Victor Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Victor has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Victor to other names.


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The numbers that make up your child's name.

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Related Names

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

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

Other Tidbits

Victor falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Victor Hugo.

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.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

Please refer to our Naming Tips page for more items to keep in mind when determining your baby's name.