Victor

Victor - A very unique male name



  Oct 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Victor, meaning conqueror, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #90. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Victor and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Victor? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Victor. The baby boy name Victor was given to 2,836 baby boys in 2012, ranking #136 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 579 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Victor peaked in popularity 101 years ago in 1918 on position 63.



Famous with this name

Victor Mature
Victor Löw
Victor Sjöström


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Victor is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Victor is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #84 - and is the least popular in Mississippi at position #320.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Victor is where you live.


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Victor origin and meaning

Victor is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means conqueror. To see famous people named Victor, pop culture references for the name Victor and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Victor

We've found the following names that sound similar to Victor, sorted by popularity.

Vester / Viktor / Victoriano / Victoria / Victormanuel / Victorio / Victorino / Victorhugo / Victoralfonso /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012136
2011142
2010128
2009118
2008112
2007104
2006104
2005105
2004102
200396
2002100
200197
200098
199995
199897
1997105
1996101
199591
199493
199391
199287
199185
199082
198989
198889
198791
198688
198589
198490
198395
198299
1981104
1980107
1979105
1978103
1977106
1976100
197595
197496
1973103
1972107
1971113
1970107
1969101
1968102
196797
1966101
196598
196496
196397
196296
196199
1960102
1959107
1958107
195797
195697
1955100
1954102
1953106
1952107
1951110
1950106
1949117
1948115
1947121
1946120
194595
1944107
194395
194299
1941118
1940119
1939118
1938117
1937117
1936116
1935116
1934122
1933117
1932111
1931108
1930100
192998
192899
192798
192695
192589
192490
192388
192286
192183
192081
191968
191863
191778
191678
191574
191476
191380
191281
191183
191090

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California84
Texas85
Arizona93
Delaware98
New Mexico107
Nevada110
New York115
Illinois117
Massachusetts144
New Jersey144
Florida145
Rhode Island147
Wisconsin162
North Carolina163
Maryland164
Kansas168
Arkansas170
Washington172
Georgia173
Oregon174
Tennessee177
Alaska185
Colorado188
Virginia193
Michigan203
Louisiana205
Minnesota208
Alabama209
Pennsylvania209
Connecticut212
Utah212
Indiana212
South Carolina214
Iowa218
Ohio225
Hawaii238
District of Columbia239
Maine245
Missouri245
Nebraska248
Kentucky252
Idaho252
South Dakota254
Oklahoma278
Mississippi320

Even more about Victor


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Victor a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Victor?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1918
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Victor
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 579
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +2,836

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