Victoria Origin and Meaning

The name Victoria is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "victory".

Victoria is the Latin word for "victory" and a feminine form of Victor. It is the name of the ancient Roman goddess of victory, the equivalent of the Greek Nike, and also a popular third century saint.

Victoria, the epitome of gentility and refinement, reflects the image of the long-reigning British queen. Queen Victoria, for whom the Victorian Era is named, ruled over England for over sixty-three years.

In the 1990s, Victoria managed to breach the Top 20, a surprisingly high standing for a name that is more of a classic than a fashion favorite these days. One enduring appeal of Victoria is that it's a traditional girls' name with a powerful meaning.

One possible role model is proto-feminist Victoria Woodhull. Ex-Spice Girl Victoria Beckham and Victoria's Secret have given the name a more modern edge, and it also has been a Twilight name.

Vicky (and Vicki, Vickie, and Vikki) and Tory (along with Tori) have traditionally been used as nicknames for Victoria. Vittoria is the pretty Italian version.

# 43 in the US

Victoria Rank in US Top 1000

# 235 on Nameberry

Victoria Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Victoria Popularity

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Famous People Named Victoria

  • (Alexandrina) VictoriaQueen of the United Kingdom
  • Victoria Eugenie Julia EnaQueen consort of Alfonso XIII of Spain
  • Victoria of Baden (born Sophie Marie Viktoria)Queen consort of Gustav V of Sweden
  • Victoria Ingrid Alice DésiréeCrown Princess of Sweden
  • (Victoria Kawēkiu) Kaʻiulani Lunalilo Kalaninuiahilapalapa CleghornCrown Princess of the Kingdom of Hawai'i
  • VictoriaPrincess of Saxe,Coburg,Saalfeld, Duchess of Kent and Strathearn (born Marie Luise Victoire), mother of Queen Victoria
  • Victoria Adelaide Mary LouisaPrincess Royal, Empress consort of Frederick III of Germany; daughter of Queen Victoria
  • Victoria Alexandra Olga MaryPrincess of the U.K., daughter of King Edward VII
  • Victoria MelitaPrincess of Saxe,Coburg and Gotha and Edinburgh, granddaughter of Queen Victoria
  • Victoria CollettAmerican actress
  • Victoria Alberta Elisabeth Mathilde MariePrincess of Hesse and by Rhine, grandddaughter of Queen Victoria
  • Victoria LouisePrincess of Prussia (born Viktoria Luise Adelheid Mathilde Charlotte), daughter of Emperor Wilhelm II
  • Victoria Adelaide Helena Louise Mary FredericaPrincess of Schleswig,Holstein,Sonderburg,Glücksburg
  • Victoria Franziska Antonia Juliane LuisePrincess of Saxe,Coburg and Gotha
  • Victoria Caroline Beckham aka Posh SpiceEnglish singer and fashion designer formerly of the Spice Girls
  • Victoria Dawn JusticeAmerican actress and singer
  • Victoria PrincipalAmerican actress
  • Victoria de Marichalardaughter of Infanta Elena of Spain
  • Victoria WoodhullAmerican suffragist
  • Victoria AzarenkaBelarusian tennis player
  • Victoria Davey "Tori" SpellingAmerican actress
  • Victoria RowellAmerican actress
  • Victoria MoorsCanadian gymnast
  • Victoria Elizabeth Crawford aka Alicia FoxAmerican pro wrestler
  • Victoria AveyardAmerican novelist
  • Victoria Song (Qian)Chinese singer of South Korean girl group f(x)
  • Victoria HowardViscountess Andover
  • Victoria WoodEnglish comedienne
  • Victoria SilvstedtSwedish Model & Playboy Playmate
  • Victoria aka Vitruvia3rd century Gallic leader
  • Annika VictoriaYoutuber
  • Victoria Elizabeth Coren MitchellBritish television presenter, writer, and professional poker player
  • Victoria Herbert18th Countess of Pembroke
  • Victoria Louise "Pixie" LottEnglish singer
  • Victoria "Vicky" HolmesEnglish novelist
  • Lucy Victoria WardBritish musician and singer,songwriter
  • Victoria "Vi" HartAmerican YouTuber and "mathemusician"
  • Victoria Milani Aaron (b. 2014)daughter of actress Teresa Castillo and Shane Aaron
  • Victoria Jordan (b. 2014)daughter of basketball player Michael Jordan
  • LilyGrace Victoria Rothschild, daughter of Nicky Hilton Rothschild and James Rothschild

Victoria in Pop Culture

  • Victoria Fieldscharacter on TV's 'Darcy's Wild Life'
  • Victoriavampire in the Twilight Saga
  • Victoria Everglotcharacter in animated movie "The Corpse Bride"
  • Victoriamain character in "A Very Naughty Angel" by Barbara Cartland
  • Victoria's Secretlingerie chain
  • Victoriaa centaur huntress in 'Divine by Mistake' by PC Cast
  • Victoria Lucasalias of poet Sylvia Plath
  • Victoriastate in Australia
  • Victoria 'Tory' Brennanheroine of Kathy Reichs's 'Virals' series
  • Victoria Nicole Newmancharacter from "Young and the Restless"
  • Victoria DavisBrooke Davis' mother on "One Tree Hill"
  • Victoria Elizabeth Palmerdaughter of Jimmy and Breena Palmer on "NCIS"
  • Victoria Mallardmother of Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard on "NCIS"
  • Victoriaex,fiancee of Ted Mosby on "How I Met Your Mother"
  • Victoria 'Vix' Leonardmain character of the novel Summer Sisters
  • Victoria Graysoncharacter from "Revenge"
  • Victoria Andrewscharacter in "The Sims 3" computer game
  • Victoria Kentmain character in "The Baby,Sitters Club" book "Mary Anne And The Little Princess
  • Victoria F. SteinArcanist in Bravely Default and sadistic, young,looking woman; companion to Victor S. Court.
  • Victoria Regina Dawsoncharacter in Danielle Steel's novel "Big Girl"
  • Victoria Van Dal"Van" from the Half Life Trilogy by Sally Green
  • Victoria "Vika" Olsencharacter in film "Oblivion"
  • Victoria "Vicki" Valecharacter in DC Universe
  • Victoriacharacter from the musical "Cats"
  • Victoria "Tori" Annabelle Springmain character of Solitaire by Alice Oseman