Victor name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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What does the name Victor mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Victor

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Germany says the name Victor is of Latin origin and means "Victorious, winner".
  2. According to a user from Nigeria, the name Victor is of African origin and means "Winner,victory".
  3. 2 submissions from India and the United States agree the name Victor means "Victory".
  4. According to 2 people from Washington, U.S., the name Victor is of English origin and means "victorious".
  5. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Victor means "A 'victorious' warrior".
  6. According to a user from Washington, U.S., the name Victor means "God of victory".
  7. A user from the United Arab Emirates says the name Victor is of American origin and means "'successful' or 'Victorious'".
  8. 2 people from Belgium and the United States agree the name Victor is of Latin / English origin and means "Conqueror".
  9. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Victor means "To rule over or become a Conqueror".
  10. According to a user from an unknown location, the name Victor means "Victor, Conqueror".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Vic"tor
  1. The winner in a contest; one who gets the better of another in any struggle; esp., one who defeats an enemy in battle; a vanquisher; a conqueror; -- often followed by at, rarely by of."In love, the victors from the vanquished fly; They fly that wound, and they pursue that die." [Waller.]
  2. A destroyer.(R. & Poetic)"There, victor of his health, of fortune, friends, And fame, this lord of useless thousands ends." [Pope.]

Etymology: L. victor, fr. vincere victum, to vanquish, to conquer. See Vanquish

adjective Vic"tor
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A combatant who is able to defeat rivals
  2. The contestant who wins the contest

From a Late Latin personal name Victor, borne by several saints, from victor (“conqueror”).

  1. A male given name from Latin.
  2. The letter V in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  3. A city in Colorado.
  4. A city in Idaho.
  5. A town in Iowa.
  6. A census-designated place in Montana.
  7. A town in New York.
  8. A census-designated place in San Joaquin County, California, United States.

Victor was also found in the following language(s): Danish, French, German, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish, and Vietnamese

Notable Persons Named Victor

Notable Persons Named Victor

Victor "Vic" Stone

Victor "Vic" Stone is a comics character.

Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo was a novel, dramaturgy, theatre, poetry, essay, and drawing writer. His most notable accomplishments were from 19 to 19. Victor was given the name Victor Marie Hugo on February 26th, 1802 in Besançon, Doubs, France. He breathed his last breath on May 22nd, 1885.

Victor Moses

Victor Moses is a soccer player for the West Ham United F.C., Chelsea F.C., Crystal Palace F.C., Wigan Athletic F.C., Liverpool F.C., Stoke City F.C., England national under-16 football team, England national under-17 football team, and England national under-19 football team. Victor was born on December 12th, 1990 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Victor Garber

Victor Garber is an actor, singing, and singer. He has had major accomplishments since 1958. Victor was born on March 16th, 1949 in London, Ontario.

Victor Creed

Victor Creed is a comics character.

Vic Morrow

Vic Morrow was an actor, film director, and director. He was most active from 1955 to 1982. Vic was given the name Victor Morozoff on February 14th, 1929 in New York City, New York, U.S. Vic is also known as Victor Morrow. He died on July 23rd, 1982.

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    Soccer Player
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    Basketball Player
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    Soccer Player
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    Voice Actor
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    Soccer Player
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    Soccer Player
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    Soccer Player
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Victor

Notable Persons With the Last Name Victor


Vikram is an actor, film producer, playback singer, voice acting, film actor, and voice actor. His ongoing career started in 1990. Vikram was given the name Kennedy John Victor on April 17th, 1966 in Chennai.

Prince Albert Victor

Prince Albert Victor was royalty. He holds the title Duke of Clarence and Avondale. Prince was born as the child of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark on January 8th, 1864 in Frogmore. He passed away on January 14th, 1892.


Victor was royalty. He holds the title Prince Napoléon. He was most prominent from 1879 to 1879. Victor was born as the child of Prince Napoléon Bonaparte and Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy on July 18th, 1862 in Palais-Royal. He breathed his last breath on May 3rd, 1926.

Idara Victor

Idara Victor is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Idara was born in New York City.

Comte de Vigny Alfred Victor

Comte de Vigny Alfred Victor was a poet, translator, and novelist. Comte was given the name Alfred Victor, Comte de Vigny on March 27th, 1797 in Loches. He passed away on September 17th, 1863.

Rick Victor

Rick was born on December 4th, 1980 in Grande Prairie. Rick is also known as Thompson, Eric; Victor, Rick; APOC; Apocalypse; Doom, Erik; Shadow, and The.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Victor U.S.
  White 46.96% 64.26%
  African American 30.97% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 3.12% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Victor

People with the last name Victor are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Victor

  • What name lists does Victor rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Victor? Victor is the 227th most popular name of all time. As a last name Victor was the 3,214th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Victor have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 321,601 babies born with the first name Victor in the United States. That's more than enough people named Victor to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Victor? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 100 new born babies.
  • When was Victor first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Victor is Monday, March 2nd, 1818.
  • What year had the most people named Victor born? The highest recorded use of the first name Victor was in 1990 with a total of 4,445 babies. That's a lot of babies named Victor!
  • Random Victor Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Victor ranks 79th in popularity as a baby boy's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 16 babies in District of Columbia have the same name in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Victor: The name spelled backwards is Rotciv. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Roctvi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Victor? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,234 people with the last name Victor.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Victor? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Victor as their last name.
  • Victor name meaning

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