Victoria Name Meaning

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Fact: Victoria was the name of one of the longest-reigning British monarchs, Queen Victoria.

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A Deep Dive

Victoria Overview

Meaning

Victory

Gender

Girl

Origin

Latin

Etymology

Originated from the Latin word “victoria.”

Religion

Christianity

Pronunciation

/vɪkˈtɔːriə/

Popularity

Victoria has been a popular name for centuries, consistently ranking in the top 100 names for girls.

Syllable

3 syllables

Length

8 letters

Numerology

7 (Analytical, Studious, Knowledgeable)

Name Styles

Classic, Popular, Mythological, Cute, Vintage

Associated Traits

Strong, victorious, regal, elegant

Spiritual, Religious, or Cultural Significance

Linked to Saint Victoria, a third-century martyr, and widely used in Christian contexts.

Name Day

November 17th
A Deep Dive

Victoria Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Victoriana, Vittoria, Victoire, Viktoria, Viktoriya, Victorie, Victorina, Vittorina, Vica, Vike

Common Nicknames

Vic, Tia, Vix, Tory, Toria, Via

Diminutives

Vicky, Tori, Ria, Vee, Vicci, Vita, Vicki

Famous People

  • Queen Victoria
    (Queen of the United Kingdom)
  • Victoria Beckham
    (English Businesswoman)
  • Victoria Justice
    (American Actress)
  • Victoria Pedretti
    (American Actress)
  • Victoria Coren Mitchell
    (English Writer)

Pop Culture Icons and Works

  • Victoria
    (TV series)
  • Victoria Grayson
    ("Revenge," TV Show)
  • Victoria Newman
    ("The Young and the Restless," TV Show)
  • Victoria
    ("Twilight," Movie Series)
  • Victoria's Secret
    (Brand)
  • Victoria Lord
    ("One Life to Live," TV Show)

Places

  • Victoria City
    (British Columbia, Canada)
  • Victoria State
    (Australia)
  • Victoria Falls
    (Zambia and Zimbabwe)

What Is the Meaning of Victoria?

Victoria means “victory.” It symbolizes triumph, success, and achievement, making it a strong and empowering name choice. Historically, the name has been associated with victorious figures and a sense of overcoming challenges.

What Is the Origin of The Name Victoria?

Victoria has Latin origins. It derives from the Latin word “victoria,” which means victory. The name has been widely used in Christian contexts and is often linked to Saint Victoria, a third-century martyr.

Victoria Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Victoria in the U.S. over the Years

United States flagUnited States#432021#432022#452023
Top 3 Rankings#161998#161999#181996

Annual Statistics Breakdown for Victoria

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
202345
(-2 from 2022)
4434
(-343 from 2022)
0.25349
202243
No change from 2021
4777
(+73 from 2021)
0.26641
202143
(-9 from 2020)
4704
(-592 from 2020)
0.26256
202034
(-9 from 2019)
5296
(-1078 from 2019)
0.29960
201925
(-4 from 2018)
6374
(-759 from 2018)
0.34738
201821
(-2 from 2017)
7133
(-176 from 2017)
0.38357
201719
(+2 from 2016)
7309
(-16 from 2016)
0.38689
201621
(-1 from 2015)
7325
(-301 from 2015)
0.37838
201520
(-1 from 2014)
7626
(-380 from 2014)
0.39090
201419
(+6 from 2013)
8006
(+794 from 2013)
0.40924
201325
(+3 from 2012)
7212
(+341 from 2012)
0.37413
201228
(-5 from 2011)
6871
(-23 from 2011)
0.35427
201123
(+9 from 2010)
6894
(+658 from 2010)
0.35578
201032
(-1 from 2009)
6236
(-132 from 2009)
0.31805
200931
(-4 from 2008)
6368
(-757 from 2008)
0.31446
200827
(+2 from 2007)
7125
(-309 from 2007)
0.34208
200729
(-2 from 2006)
7434
(-218 from 2006)
0.35124
200627
(+1 from 2005)
7652
(-307 from 2005)
0.36603
200528
No change from 2004
7959
(-320 from 2004)
0.39215
200428
(-6 from 2003)
8279
(-972 from 2003)
0.41030
200322
(-1 from 2002)
9251
(-534 from 2002)
0.46106
200221
No change from 2001
9785
(-394 from 2001)
0.49544
200121
(-1 from 2000)
10179
(-747 from 2000)
0.51385
200020
(-4 from 1999)
10926
(-948 from 1999)
0.54747
199916
No change from 1998
11874
(-273 from 1998)
0.60992
199816
(+3 from 1997)
12147
(+354 from 1997)
0.62662
199719
(-1 from 1996)
11793
(-65 from 1996)
0.61768
199618
(+2 from 1995)
11858
(-394 from 1995)
0.61849
199520
(-1 from 1994)
12252
(-442 from 1994)
0.63761
199419
No change from 1993
12694
(-232 from 1993)
0.65118
199319
(+3 from 1992)
12926
(+1020 from 1992)
0.65563
199222
(+6 from 1991)
11906
(+992 from 1991)
0.59391
199128
(+5 from 1990)
10914
(+1806 from 1990)
0.53673
199033
(+11 from 1989)
9108
(+1472 from 1989)
0.44334
198944
(-2 from 1988)
7636
(+354 from 1988)
0.38330
198842
(+8 from 1987)
7282
(+1027 from 1987)
0.37866
198750
(+4 from 1986)
6255
(+579 from 1986)
0.33374
198654
(+5 from 1985)
5676
(+250 from 1985)
0.30756
198559
No change from 1984
5426
(+350 from 1984)
0.29388
198459
(-1 from 1983)
5076
(+31 from 1983)
0.28148
198358
(+8 from 1982)
5045
(+790 from 1982)
0.28190
198266
(+21 from 1981)
4255
(+566 from 1981)
0.23453
198187
(+16 from 1980)
3689
(+760 from 1980)
0.20626
1980103
(+16 from 1979)
2929
(+255 from 1979)
0.16449
1979119
(+2 from 1978)
2674
(+217 from 1978)
0.15517
1978121
(-14 from 1977)
2457
(-243 from 1977)
0.14946
1977107
(-15 from 1976)
2700
(-338 from 1976)
0.16413
197692
(+13 from 1975)
3038
(+326 from 1975)
0.19327
1975105
(-1 from 1974)
2712
(-133 from 1974)
0.17375
1974104
(-9 from 1973)
2845
(-226 from 1973)
0.18164
197395
(+4 from 1972)
3071
(-134 from 1972)
0.19761
197299
(-2 from 1971)
3205
(-517 from 1971)
0.19875
197197
(-12 from 1970)
3722
(-738 from 1970)
0.21237
197085
(-2 from 1969)
4460
(+70 from 1969)
0.24347
196983
(-1 from 1968)
4390
(+104 from 1968)
0.24904
196882
(+11 from 1967)
4286
(+623 from 1967)
0.25069
196793
(+10 from 1966)
3663
(+300 from 1966)
0.21336
1966103
(+5 from 1965)
3363
(-117 from 1965)
0.19154
1965108
(+21 from 1964)
3480
(+322 from 1964)
0.19043
1964129
(+2 from 1963)
3158
(-87 from 1963)
0.16134
1963131
(-10 from 1962)
3245
(-462 from 1962)
0.16322
1962121
(-7 from 1961)
3707
(-439 from 1961)
0.18289
1961114
No change from 1960
4146
(-149 from 1960)
0.19960
1960114
(-1 from 1959)
4295
(+143 from 1959)
0.20652
1959113
(-4 from 1958)
4152
(-314 from 1958)
0.19975
1958109
(-21 from 1957)
4466
(-862 from 1957)
0.21619
195788
(-3 from 1956)
5328
(-60 from 1956)
0.25394
195685
(-3 from 1955)
5388
(+29 from 1955)
0.26161
195582
(+3 from 1954)
5359
(+381 from 1954)
0.26729
195485
(-3 from 1953)
4978
(-186 from 1953)
0.25004
195382
(-8 from 1952)
5164
(-439 from 1952)
0.26763
195274
(+7 from 1951)
5603
(+696 from 1951)
0.29459
195181
(+13 from 1950)
4907
(+1126 from 1950)
0.26563
195094
(+2 from 1949)
3781
(+112 from 1949)
0.21501
194996
(+12 from 1948)
3669
(+538 from 1948)
0.20900
1948108
(+15 from 1947)
3131
(+392 from 1947)
0.17967
1947123
(-1 from 1946)
2739
(+351 from 1946)
0.15067
1946122
(-16 from 1945)
2388
(-282 from 1945)
0.14806
1945106
(+33 from 1944)
2670
(+856 from 1944)
0.19835
1944139
(+24 from 1943)
1814
(+346 from 1943)
0.13275
1943163
(+7 from 1942)
1468
(+96 from 1942)
0.10227
1942170
(+46 from 1941)
1372
(+558 from 1941)
0.09867
1941216
(+27 from 1940)
814
(+127 from 1940)
0.06533
1940243
(-2 from 1939)
687
(+12 from 1939)
0.05815
1939241
(+19 from 1938)
675
(+87 from 1938)
0.05952
1938260
(-8 from 1937)
588
(-41 from 1937)
0.05151
1937252
(+17 from 1936)
629
(+122 from 1936)
0.05709
1936269
(-13 from 1935)
507
(-96 from 1935)
0.04705
1935256
(+3 from 1934)
603
(+18 from 1934)
0.05549
1934259
(-10 from 1933)
585
(-15 from 1933)
0.05405
1933249
(+9 from 1932)
600
(+8 from 1932)
0.05736
1932258
(-30 from 1931)
592
(-120 from 1931)
0.05351
1931228
No change from 1930
712
(-1 from 1930)
0.06451
1930228
(-12 from 1929)
713
(-112 from 1929)
0.06113
1929216
(+1 from 1928)
825
(-8 from 1928)
0.07127
1928217
(-12 from 1927)
833
(-126 from 1927)
0.06968
1927205
(-5 from 1926)
959
(-4 from 1926)
0.07756
1926200
(-4 from 1925)
963
(-83 from 1925)
0.07828
1925196
(-2 from 1924)
1046
(-56 from 1924)
0.08281
1924194
(-4 from 1923)
1102
(-48 from 1923)
0.08505
1923190
(-4 from 1922)
1150
(+5 from 1922)
0.09182
1922186
(-7 from 1921)
1145
(-93 from 1921)
0.09178
1921179
(-6 from 1920)
1238
(-48 from 1920)
0.09674
1920173
(-19 from 1919)
1286
(-143 from 1919)
0.10337
1919154
(-20 from 1918)
1429
(-329 from 1918)
0.12165
1918134
(+24 from 1917)
1758
(+424 from 1917)
0.14621
1917158
(-8 from 1916)
1334
(-6 from 1916)
0.11872
1916150
(+1 from 1915)
1340
(+74 from 1915)
0.12342
1915151
(-6 from 1914)
1266
(+240 from 1914)
0.12365
1914145
(+2 from 1913)
1026
(+201 from 1913)
0.12879
1913147
(+3 from 1912)
825
(+114 from 1912)
0.12597
1912150
(+10 from 1911)
711
(+208 from 1911)
0.12118
1911160
(-18 from 1910)
503
(-71 from 1910)
0.11385
1910142
(+18 from 1909)
574
(+148 from 1909)
0.13682
1909160
(-4 from 1908)
426
(-9 from 1908)
0.11573
1908156
(+3 from 1907)
435
(+35 from 1907)
0.12270
1907159
No change from 1906
400
(+38 from 1906)
0.11854
1906159
(+4 from 1905)
362
(+19 from 1905)
0.11549
1905163
(+4 from 1904)
343
(+23 from 1904)
0.11069
1904167
(-11 from 1903)
320
(-10 from 1903)
0.10943
1903156
(-5 from 1902)
330
(-9 from 1902)
0.11862
1902151
(-9 from 1901)
339
(-7 from 1901)
0.12093
1901142
(+6 from 1900)
346
(-45 from 1900)
0.13610
1900148
(+8 from 1899)
391
(+102 from 1899)
0.12306
1899156
(+15 from 1898)
289
(+13 from 1898)
0.11677
1898171
(+9 from 1897)
276
(+42 from 1897)
0.10068
1897180
(-22 from 1896)
234
(-47 from 1896)
0.09425
1896158
(+2 from 1895)
281
(+12 from 1895)
0.11151
1895160
(+3 from 1894)
269
(+18 from 1894)
0.10886
1894163
(+5 from 1893)
251
(+28 from 1893)
0.10637
1893168
(-3 from 1892)
223
(-6 from 1892)
0.09901
1892165
(-1 from 1891)
229
(+25 from 1891)
0.10182
1891164
(-6 from 1890)
204
(-19 from 1890)
0.10378
1890158
(+9 from 1889)
223
(+48 from 1889)
0.11058
1889167
(-15 from 1888)
175
(-32 from 1888)
0.09249
1888152
(+3 from 1887)
207
(+50 from 1887)
0.10927
1887155
(-5 from 1886)
157
(-5 from 1886)
0.10101
1886150
(-9 from 1885)
162
(-1 from 1885)
0.10538
1885141
(+17 from 1884)
163
(+39 from 1884)
0.11483
1884158
(+1 from 1883)
124
(+14 from 1883)
0.09013
1883159
(-23 from 1882)
110
(-22 from 1882)
0.09162
1882136
(-2 from 1881)
132
(+15 from 1881)
0.11409
1881134
(+14 from 1880)
117
(+24 from 1880)
0.11836
1880148
First SSA data recorded
93
First SSA data recorded
0.09528

American States Popularity Rankings for Victoria

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

California (CA)

California (CA) flagCalifornia (CA)#182021#182022#202023

Texas (TX)

Texas (TX) flagTexas (TX)#182021#162022#182023

New York (NY)

New York (NY) flagNew York (NY)#422021#442022#482023

Florida (FL)

Florida (FL) flagFlorida (FL)#142021#162022#152023

Illinois (IL)

Illinois (IL) flagIllinois (IL)#422021#342022#392023

Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania (PA) flagPennsylvania (PA)#862021#812022#922023

Ohio (OH)

Ohio (OH) flagOhio (OH)#1162021#1292022#992023

New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey (NJ) flagNew Jersey (NJ)#382021#412022#412023

Michigan (MI)

Michigan (MI) flagMichigan (MI)#1362021#832022#1332023

Georgia (GA)

Georgia (GA) flagGeorgia (GA)#672021#622022#652023

Massachusetts (MA)

Massachusetts (MA) flagMassachusetts (MA)#562021#522022#572023

North Carolina (NC)

North Carolina (NC) flagNorth Carolina (NC)#822021#642022#652023

Virginia (VA)

Virginia (VA) flagVirginia (VA)#622021#492022#792023

Arizona (AZ)

Arizona (AZ) flagArizona (AZ)#252021#222022#242023

Indiana (IN)

Indiana (IN) flagIndiana (IN)#942021#1262022#1082023

Maryland (MD)

Maryland (MD) flagMaryland (MD)#752021#462022#502023

Louisiana (LA)

Louisiana (LA) flagLouisiana (LA)#1032021#1492022#1872023

Missouri (MO)

Missouri (MO) flagMissouri (MO)#1322021#1502022#1092023

Washington (WA)

Washington (WA) flagWashington (WA)#542021#742022#642023

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) flagTennessee (TN)#782021#1152022#982023

Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin (WI) flagWisconsin (WI)#1482021#1812022#1072023

Connecticut (CT)

Connecticut (CT) flagConnecticut (CT)#942021#422022#612023

Colorado (CO)

Colorado (CO) flagColorado (CO)#552021#672022#722023

Alabama (AL)

Alabama (AL) flagAlabama (AL)#1302021#1412022#1642023

South Carolina (SC)

South Carolina (SC) flagSouth Carolina (SC)#1012021#952022#1002023

Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota (MN) flagMinnesota (MN)#862021#1082022#972023

Kentucky (KY)

Kentucky (KY) flagKentucky (KY)#1072021#1122022#782023

Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma (OK) flagOklahoma (OK)#992021#1242022#812023

Mississippi (MS)

Mississippi (MS) flagMississippi (MS)#2622021#1812022#1342023

New Mexico (NM)

New Mexico (NM) flagNew Mexico (NM)#452021#412022#562023

Kansas (KS)

Kansas (KS) flagKansas (KS)#792021#792022#1092023

Oregon (OR)

Oregon (OR) flagOregon (OR)#852021#1102022#982023

Iowa (IA)

Iowa (IA) flagIowa (IA)#1142021#1182022#1072023

Arkansas (AR)

Arkansas (AR) flagArkansas (AR)#992021#1222022#1512023

West Virginia (WV)

West Virginia (WV) flagWest Virginia (WV)#1382021#2332022#2572023

Utah (UT)

Utah (UT) flagUtah (UT)#952021#842022#982023

Nevada (NV)

Nevada (NV) flagNevada (NV)#332021#452022#652023

District of Columbia (DC)

District of Columbia (DC) flagDistrict of Columbia (DC)#502021#602022#552023

Nebraska (NE)

Nebraska (NE) flagNebraska (NE)#912021#1442022#982023

Rhode Island (RI)

Rhode Island (RI) flagRhode Island (RI)#1232021#452022#502023

Hawaii (HI)

Hawaii (HI) flagHawaii (HI)#1032020#1762021#1432022

Maine (ME)

Maine (ME) flagMaine (ME)#1512020#962022#1552023

Idaho (ID)

Idaho (ID) flagIdaho (ID)#1332021#1352022#1512023

Delaware (DE)

Delaware (DE) flagDelaware (DE)#1342021#682022#762023

New Hampshire (NH)

New Hampshire (NH) flagNew Hampshire (NH)#1622021#1022022#1962023

South Dakota (SD)

South Dakota (SD) flagSouth Dakota (SD)#1022021#792022#1032023

Montana (MT)

Montana (MT) flagMontana (MT)#1592020#1692021#1362023

Alaska (AK)

Alaska (AK) flagAlaska (AK)#832020#1432022#632023

North Dakota (ND)

North Dakota (ND) flagNorth Dakota (ND)#992019#1412020#2352023

Wyoming (WY)

Wyoming (WY) flagWyoming (WY)#232017#572018#552023

Vermont (VT)

Vermont (VT) flagVermont (VT)#1222010#1002011#1002013

Popularity Rankings for Victoria in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

Popularity in Argentina

Argentina flagArgentina#132015#32020#52021

Popularity in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico flagPuerto Rico#32021#32022#42023

Popularity in Mexico

Mexico flagMexico#72020#92021

Popularity in Other American Territories

American Samoa flag American Samoa
Guam flag Guam
Northern Mariana Islands flag Northern Mariana Islands
U.S. Virgin Islands flag U.S. Virgin Islands

Other American Territories flagOther American Territories#212014#322015#132016

Popularity in Czechia

Czechia flagCzechia#152014#182015#182016

Popularity in Uruguay

Uruguay flagUruguay#162021#152022#252023

Popularity in Quebec, Canada

Quebec, Canada flagQuebec, Canada#162020#212021#212022

Popularity in Belgium

Belgium flagBelgium#262020#232021#182022

Popularity in Chile

Chile flagChile#232019#252020#252021

Popularity in Denmark

Denmark flagDenmark#352021#312022#38First half of 2023

Popularity in France

France flagFrance#382020#342021#342022

Popularity in Spain

Spain flagSpain#402020#422021#382022

Popularity in Switzerland

Switzerland flagSwitzerland#422020#442021#432022

Popularity in Germany

Germany flagGermany#492021#442022#502023

Popularity in Greenland

Greenland flagGreenland#612019#622020#732021

Popularity in Canada

Canada flagCanada#632021#612022#772023

Popularity in Norway

Norway flagNorway#662021#792022#702023

Popularity in Australia (NSW)

Australia (NSW) flagAustralia (NSW)#952017#672018#842019

Popularity in Austria

Austria flagAustria#712020#862021#762022

Popularity in Basque Country, Spain

Basque Country, Spain flagBasque Country, Spain#852015#792020

Popularity in Sweden

Sweden flagSweden#1002019#1402022#1662023

Popularity in England and Wales

England and Wales flagEngland and Wales#1042019#1182020#1272021

Popularity in Poland

Poland flagPoland#1212021#1092022#1132023

Popularity in Ireland

Ireland flagIreland#1492021#1422022#1632023

Popularity in New Zealand

New Zealand flagNew Zealand#1442021#2002022#1442023

Popularity in Iceland

Iceland flagIceland#1612022#2352023

Popularity in Scotland

Scotland flagScotland#2252021#2152022#1732023

Popularity in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland flagNorthern Ireland#2982021#1832022#3022023

Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Victoria a Name for Boys or Girls?

The name Victoria is commonly used for girls. It is used globally and has a regal and classic appeal, often associated with queens and historical figures.

While primarily feminine, the name has male counterparts like Victor.

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Victoria

  • Victoriana
  • Vittoria
  • Victoire
  • Viktoria
  • Viktoriya
  • Victorie
  • Victorina
  • Vittorina
  • Vica
  • Vike
  • Vic
  • Tia
  • Vix
  • Tory
  • Toria
  • Via
  • Vicky
  • Tori
  • Ria
  • Vee
  • Vicci
  • Vita
  • Vicki

Victoria in Famous People Names, Pop Culture, and Places