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Boy Name: Victor

Name: Victor
Pronunciation: \v(i)-ctor, vic-tor\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: champion
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Torio, Tory
Sounds Like: Factor
Variant forms: Vic, Vick, Victoriano, Victorien, Victorin, Victorino, Victorio, Vidor, Viktor, Vitor, Vitorio, Vittorio, Vittorios
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 84
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4236

Description

Victor \v(i)-ctor, vic-tor\ as a boy's name is pronounced VIK-tor. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Victor is "champion". A very popular saint's name common in Christian Rome, as was the female form Victoria. At one time, more than 200 were listed in the Catholic Dictionary of Saints. Vittorio is an Italian form; Viktor is Czech. Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro; film director Vittorio de Sica; actor Victor Mature; author Victor Hugo.

Victor has 13 variant forms: Vic, Vick, Victoriano, Victorien, Victorin, Victorino, Victorio, Vidor, Viktor, Vitor, Vitorio, Vittorio and Vittorios.

For more information, see also related names Torio and Tory.

A baby name that sounds like Victor is Factor.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Victor.

Popularity

Victor is a very popular first name for men (#84 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4236 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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