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Victor

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Winner, Conqueror
  • #226 All Time
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465k Victoria (Latin)

How popular is the name "Victor" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 100 0 100
1881 110 0 110
1882 109 0 109
1883 99 0 99
1884 124 0 124
1885 143 0 143 #100 boy name
1886 146 0 146
1887 119 0 119
1888 134 0 134
1889 158 0 158
1890 138 0 138
1891 154 0 154
1892 200 0 200 #97 boy name
1893 172 0 172
1894 180 0 180 #100 boy name
1895 196 0 196 #99 boy name
1896 201 0 201 #96 boy name
1897 190 0 190 #96 boy name
1898 205 0 205 #97 boy name
1899 175 0 175 #100 boy name
1900 269 0 269 #92 boy name
1901 169 0 169 #100 boy name
1902 205 0 205 #97 boy name
1903 196 0 196 #99 boy name
1904 218 0 218 #98 boy name
1905 268 0 268 #90 boy name
1906 249 0 249 #93 boy name
1907 250 5 245 #100 boy name
1908 308 0 308 #88 boy name
1909 320 0 320 #89 boy name
1910 377 5 372 #90 boy name
1911 493 0 493 #81 boy name
1912 999 10 989 #81 boy name
1913 1,183 6 1,177 #80 boy name
1914 1,567 8 1,559 #76 boy name
1915 2,218 7 2,211 #74 boy name
1916 2,227 12 2,215 #78 boy name
1917 2,229 22 2,207 #78 boy name
1918 3,196 12 3,184 #63 boy name
1919 2,764 15 2,749 #68 boy name
1920 2,366 19 2,347 #81 boy name
1921 2,426 18 2,408 #83 boy name
1922 2,336 14 2,322 #86 boy name
1923 2,246 19 2,227 #88 boy name
1924 2,215 24 2,191 #90 boy name
1925 2,136 19 2,117 #89 boy name
1926 2,034 19 2,015 #94 boy name
1927 1,999 15 1,984 #98 boy name
1928 1,959 15 1,944 #99 boy name
1929 1,961 17 1,944 #100 boy name
1930 1,858 19 1,839 #100 boy name
1931 1,642 19 1,623
1932 1,622 12 1,610
1933 1,437 7 1,430
1934 1,434 11 1,423
1935 1,558 12 1,546
1936 1,522 5 1,517
1937 1,548 10 1,538
1938 1,571 9 1,562
1939 1,480 7 1,473
1940 1,576 10 1,566
1941 1,674 8 1,666
1942 2,409 13 2,396 #99 boy name
1943 2,627 11 2,616 #96 boy name
1944 2,170 6 2,164
1945 2,635 10 2,625 #95 boy name
1946 2,141 10 2,131
1947 2,366 10 2,356
1948 2,486 7 2,479
1949 2,529 12 2,517
1950 2,718 5 2,713
1951 2,745 11 2,734
1952 3,008 14 2,994
1953 3,106 6 3,100
1954 3,389 24 3,365
1955 3,451 12 3,439 #100 boy name
1956 3,910 14 3,896 #97 boy name
1957 4,108 20 4,088 #97 boy name
1958 3,759 25 3,734
1959 3,839 20 3,819
1960 4,220 27 4,193
1961 4,324 29 4,295 #99 boy name
1962 4,229 22 4,207 #96 boy name
1963 4,079 21 4,058 #97 boy name
1964 3,973 25 3,948 #97 boy name
1965 3,710 27 3,683 #98 boy name
1966 3,289 21 3,268
1967 3,214 17 3,197 #97 boy name
1968 2,971 34 2,937
1969 3,063 17 3,046
1970 3,109 27 3,082
1971 2,920 29 2,891
1972 2,651 31 2,620
1973 2,607 27 2,580
1974 2,649 24 2,625 #96 boy name
1975 2,701 19 2,682 #95 boy name
1976 2,554 22 2,532 #100 boy name
1977 2,579 26 2,553
1978 2,579 29 2,550
1979 2,665 28 2,637
1980 2,850 25 2,825
1981 2,864 20 2,844
1982 3,033 36 2,997 #99 boy name
1983 2,999 31 2,968 #95 boy name
1984 3,213 35 3,178 #90 boy name
1985 3,361 29 3,332 #88 boy name
1986 3,324 35 3,289 #88 boy name
1987 3,337 35 3,302 #91 boy name
1988 3,660 39 3,621 #89 boy name
1989 3,940 43 3,897 #89 boy name
1990 4,467 27 4,440 #82 boy name
1991 4,363 34 4,329 #85 boy name
1992 4,322 31 4,291 #87 boy name
1993 4,231 26 4,205 #91 boy name
1994 4,071 18 4,053 #93 boy name
1995 4,113 19 4,094 #90 boy name
1996 3,943 18 3,925 #100 boy name
1997 3,716 14 3,702
1998 4,007 14 3,993 #97 boy name
1999 4,026 11 4,015 #94 boy name
2000 4,061 11 4,050 #97 boy name
2001 3,930 12 3,918 #96 boy name
2002 3,940 8 3,932 #100 boy name
2003 4,444 10 4,434 #96 boy name
2004 4,304 16 4,288
2005 4,142 6 4,136
2006 4,316 11 4,305
2007 4,275 9 4,266
2008 3,788 8 3,780
2009 3,542 0 3,542
2010 3,173 6 3,167
2011 2,893 5 2,888
2012 2,871 8 2,863
2013 2,729 6 2,723
2014 2,669 5 2,664

Want to know about the populiarty of Victor? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 309,757 babies born with the name Victor in the United States. That's more than enough Victors to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 100 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Victor" was in 1990 with a total of 4,440 babies. (That's a lot of baby Victors)

According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Victor" ranks #78 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, 226 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1965. Across the entire United States a total of 3,710 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Victor popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Victor" mean? The list below shows the origins of Victor as well as things modernly associated with the name Victor such as celebrities named Victor.

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Origin and Meaning of Victor

The name "Victor" is of Latin origin, and it means "Winner, Conqueror". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo is a poet, playwright, novelist, and essayist. Victor was born in 1802 as Victor Marie Hugo in Besancon, France.

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Victor Valdes

Victor Valdes is a football biography. Victor was born in 1982 in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain.

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Victor Garber

Victor Garber is an actor and singer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1958 to present. Victor was born in 1949 in London, Ontario, Canada.

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Victor Rasuk

Victor Rasuk is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1999 to present. Victor was born in 1984 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Victor Webster

Victor was born in 1973 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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Victor Mature

Victor Mature is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1939 to 1984. Victor was born in 1913 as Victor John Mature in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

V is for valiant, the way you approach life!

I is for impress, for impress you will.

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

Your name in reverse order is "Rotciv". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tivcor". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Victor born Sep 17, 1977

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 1625. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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