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Victoria

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 93 93 0
1881 117 117 0
1882 132 132 0
1883 110 110 0
1884 124 124 0
1885 163 163 0
1886 162 162 0
1887 157 157 0
1888 207 207 0
1889 175 175 0
1890 223 223 0
1891 204 204 0
1892 229 229 0
1893 223 223 0
1894 251 251 0
1895 269 269 0
1896 281 281 0
1897 234 234 0
1898 276 276 0
1899 289 289 0
1900 391 391 0
1901 346 346 0
1902 339 339 0
1903 330 330 0
1904 320 320 0
1905 343 343 0
1906 362 362 0
1907 400 400 0
1908 435 435 0
1909 426 426 0
1910 574 574 0
1911 503 503 0
1912 711 711 0
1913 825 825 0
1914 1,026 1,026 0
1915 1,266 1,266 0
1916 1,347 1,340 7
1917 1,339 1,334 5
1918 1,764 1,758 6
1919 1,435 1,429 6
1920 1,286 1,286 0
1921 1,245 1,239 6
1922 1,154 1,144 10
1923 1,158 1,149 9
1924 1,105 1,105 0
1925 1,046 1,046 0
1926 962 962 0
1927 964 959 5
1928 844 832 12
1929 837 825 12
1930 719 713 6
1931 719 712 7
1932 601 593 8
1933 609 600 9
1934 589 584 5
1935 611 603 8
1936 508 508 0
1937 637 628 9
1938 593 588 5
1939 676 676 0
1940 686 686 0
1941 814 814 0
1942 1,379 1,372 7
1943 1,468 1,468 0
1944 1,820 1,814 6
1945 2,683 2,671 12
1946 2,397 2,389 8
1947 2,747 2,740 7
1948 3,139 3,133 6
1949 3,676 3,669 7 #96 girl name
1950 3,786 3,781 5 #94 girl name
1951 4,915 4,908 7 #81 girl name
1952 5,607 5,600 7 #74 girl name
1953 5,168 5,162 6 #82 girl name
1954 4,986 4,980 6 #85 girl name
1955 5,366 5,356 10 #82 girl name
1956 5,397 5,387 10 #85 girl name
1957 5,344 5,328 16 #88 girl name
1958 4,474 4,467 7
1959 4,165 4,148 17
1960 4,310 4,302 8
1961 4,158 4,148 10
1962 3,723 3,712 11
1963 3,259 3,244 15
1964 3,168 3,156 12
1965 3,496 3,480 16
1966 3,383 3,364 19
1967 3,675 3,662 13 #93 girl name
1968 4,305 4,290 15 #82 girl name
1969 4,404 4,390 14 #83 girl name
1970 4,482 4,460 22 #85 girl name
1971 3,730 3,724 6 #97 girl name
1972 3,222 3,206 16 #99 girl name
1973 3,087 3,071 16 #95 girl name
1974 2,857 2,846 11
1975 2,731 2,714 17
1976 3,046 3,037 9 #92 girl name
1977 2,709 2,700 9
1978 2,464 2,452 12
1979 2,673 2,673 0
1980 2,939 2,925 14
1981 3,706 3,690 16 #87 girl name
1982 4,274 4,254 20 #65 girl name
1983 5,072 5,045 27 #58 girl name
1984 5,093 5,076 17 #59 girl name
1985 5,454 5,425 29 #59 girl name
1986 5,707 5,669 38 #54 girl name
1987 6,280 6,253 27 #50 girl name
1988 7,308 7,279 29 #42 girl name
1989 7,691 7,635 56 #44 girl name
1990 9,141 9,104 37 #33 girl name
1991 10,949 10,914 35 #28 girl name
1992 11,928 11,904 24 #22 girl name
1993 12,955 12,922 33 #19 girl name
1994 12,713 12,690 23 #19 girl name
1995 12,274 12,250 24 #20 girl name
1996 11,876 11,856 20 #18 girl name
1997 11,807 11,789 18 #19 girl name
1998 12,161 12,144 17 #16 girl name
1999 11,882 11,867 15 #16 girl name
2000 10,940 10,922 18 #20 girl name
2001 10,187 10,177 10 #21 girl name
2002 9,788 9,780 8 #21 girl name
2003 9,256 9,242 14 #22 girl name
2004 8,313 8,271 42 #28 girl name
2005 7,969 7,952 17 #28 girl name
2006 7,652 7,644 8 #27 girl name
2007 7,432 7,427 5 #29 girl name
2008 7,120 7,115 5 #27 girl name
2009 6,363 6,352 11 #31 girl name
2010 6,229 6,221 8 #32 girl name
2011 6,886 6,880 6 #23 girl name
2012 6,862 6,853 9 #28 girl name
2013 7,197 7,190 7 #25 girl name
2014 7,990 7,981 9 #19 girl name
2015 7,581 7,575 6 #20 girl name

Fun Facts about the name Victoria

  • How many people with the first name Victoria have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 473,138 babies born with the first name Victoria in the United States. That's more than enough people named Victoria to occupy the territory of Guadeloupe (France) with an estimated population of 465,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Victoria? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 93 new born babies.
  • When was Victoria first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Victoria is Wednesday, January 4th, 1865.
  • What year had the most people named Victoria born? The highest recorded use of the first name Victoria was in 1993 with a total of 12,922 babies. That's a lot of babies named Victoria!
  • Random Victoria Factoid: According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Victoria ranks 67th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, 93 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1984.
  • Weird things about the name Victoria: Your name in reverse order is Airotciv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ovaiictr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Victoria? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,989 people with the last name Victoria.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Victoria? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Victoria as their last name.

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Popularity of Victoria as a first name

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Popularity of Victoria as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Victoria U.S.
  White 17.86% 64.26%
  African American 7.15% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.06% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.10% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 63.37% 16.26%

Of Last Name Victoria

People with the last name Victoria are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

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Origin and Meaning of Victoria

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Vic*to"ri*a
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  1. [Bot] A genus of aquatic plants named in honor of Queen Victoria. The Victoria regia is a native of Guiana and Brazil. Its large, spreading leaves are often over five feet in diameter, and have a rim from three to five inches high; its immense rose-white flowers sometimes attain a diameter of nearly two feet.
  2. A kind of low four-wheeled pleasure carriage, with a calash top, designed for two persons and the driver who occupies a high seat in front.
  3. [Astron] An asteroid discovered by Hind in 1850; -- called also Clio.
  4. One of an American breed of medium-sized white hogs with a slightly dished face and very erect ears.

Etymology: NL

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Capital of the Canadian province of British Columbia on Vancouver Island
  2. A state in southeastern Australia
  3. Port city and the capital of Seychelles
  4. A town in southeast Texas to the southeast of San Antonio
  5. A waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia; diminishes seasonally
  6. (Roman mythology) goddess of victory; counterpart of Greek Nike
  7. Queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901; the last Hanoverian ruler of England (1819-1901)

From Latin Victoria, from victoria (“victory”). Can also be interpreted as a feminine form of Victor.

  1. (Roman mythology) The Roman goddess of victory; equivalent to the Greek goddess Nike.
  2. A female given name.
  3. The queen of the United Kingdom from 1837 to 1901.
  4. One of the six states of Australia, situated in the south-eastern part of the continent, with its capital at Melbourne.
  5. (historical, Australia) The British colony in what is now the Australian state of Victoria.
  6. The capital of Seychelles.
  7. Provincial capital of British Columbia (Canada).
  8. A rural municipality in Manitoba
  9. Main town of the federal territory of Labuan (Malaysia).
  10. Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa.
  11. The City of Victoria, a settlement in Hong Kong often referred to as its capital
  12. A town in Grenada
  13. A city in Texas
  14. A large railway terminus in central London, England.
  15. The Victoria Line of the London Underground.
  16. (astronomy) Short for 12 Victoria, a main belt asteroid.
  17. One of an American breed of medium-sized white pigs with a slightly dished face and very erect ears.
  18. A Victoria plum.

Victoria was also found in the following language(s): Translingual, Danish, French, German, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish

Notable Persons With the Name Victoria

Victoria

Victoria was royalty. Her career lasted from 1837 to 1837. Victoria was born as the child of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, Strathearn, and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld on May 24th, 1819 in Kensington Palace, London. She died on January 22nd, 1901.

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Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham is a singer, fashion designer, model, businessperson, and businesswoman. She was most prominent from 1994 to present. Victoria was given the name Victoria Caroline Adams on April 17th, 1974 in Harlow, Essex, England. Victoria is also known as Posh Spice.

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Victoria Justice

Victoria Justice is an actress and singer. She was most active from 2003 to present. Victoria was given the name Victoria Dawn Justice on February 19th, 1993 in Hollywood, Florida, U.S.

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Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes

Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes was royalty. She was most active from 1910 to 1936. Victoria was born as the child of Francis, Duke of Teck, and Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge on May 26th, 1867 in Kensington Palace. She died on March 24th, 1953.

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Tori Kelly

Tori Kelly is a singing. She has had major accomplishments since 2004. Tori was given the name Victoria Loren Kelly on December 14th, 1992 in Wildomar, California, U.S.A.

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Victoria Woodhull

Victoria Woodhull was an important human. Victoria was given the name Victoria California Claflin on September 23rd, 1838 in Homer, Ohio, U.S. She died on June 9th, 1927.

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  • Pixie Lott
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  • Tanya Roberts
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  • Victoria Principal
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  • Victoria Song
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  • Victoria Azarenka
    (tennis player)
  • Vicky Pattison
    (television personality)
  • Victoria Wood
    (comedian)
  • Vicki Peterson
    (musician)
  • Victoria Eugenie
    (royalty)
  • Victoria Nuland
    (Spokesperson for the United States Department of State)
  • Victoria Tennant
    (film)
  • Samantha Eggar
    (actress)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Victoria

Victoria

Victoria was royalty. Her career lasted from 1837 to 1837. Victoria was born as the child of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, Strathearn, and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld on May 24th, 1819 in Kensington Palace, London. She died on January 22nd, 1901.

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Princess Victoria

Princess Victoria was royalty. She holds the title Duchess of Kent, Strathearn, and Princess of Leiningen. Princess was born as the child of Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf on August 17th, 1786 in Coburg. She passed away on March 16th, 1861.

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Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria

Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria was royalty. She has had major accomplishments since 1905. Maud was born as the child of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark on November 26th, 1869 in Marlborough House, London. She breathed her last breath on November 20th, 1938.

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Marie Alexandra Victoria

Marie Alexandra Victoria was royalty. She was most prominent from 10 to 1914. Marie was born as the child of Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg, Gotha, and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia on October 29th, 1875 in Eastwell Park, Kent, England. She passed away on July 18th, 1938.

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Guadalupe Victoria

Guadalupe Victoria was a lawyer, soldier, and general officer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1824 to 1829. Guadalupe was born on September 29th, 1786 in Tamazula de Victoria. He breathed his last breath on March 21st, 1843.

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Princess Helena Victoria

Princess Helena Victoria was royalty. She holds the title Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein. Princess was born as the child of Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein and Princess Helena of the United Kingdom on May 3rd, 1870 in Frogmore House, Windsor, England. She passed away on March 13th, 1948.

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What does the name Victoria mean?

Vis for valiant, the way you approach life!

Iis for innovator, always improving

Cis for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

Tis for tender, loving nature.

Ois for optimistic, look at the bright side!

Ris for rock star, let it out!

Iis for important, the search for all parts of life that are

Ais for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

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