Victoria

Victoria - A unique female name



  Jan 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Victoria, meaning victory, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #144. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Victoria and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Victoria? 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 Victoria. The baby girl name Victoria was given to 6,810 baby girls in 2012, ranking #28 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 208 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Victoria peaked in popularity 21 years ago in 1998 on position 16.



Famous with this name

Victoria Abril
Victoria Alonso
Victoria Ananieva


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Rating: 4/5 (13 people)


Victoria is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Victoria is currently topping the baby name charts in Arizona at position #11 - and is the least popular in Montana at position #202.

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 Victoria is where you live.


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Victoria origin and meaning

Victoria is a 8 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means victory. To see famous people named Victoria, pop culture references for the name Victoria and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Victoria

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

Viktoria / Victor / Victory / Vester / Victoriana / Victorine / Viktoriya / Victorya / Victorina / Vicktoria /

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
201228
201123
201032
200931
200827
200729
200627
200528
200428
200322
200221
200121
200020
199916
199816
199719
199618
199520
199419
199319
199222
199128
199033
198944
198842
198750
198654
198559
198459
198358
198265
198187
1980104
1979119
1978121
1977106
197692
1975106
1974104
197395
197299
197198
197085
196984
196882
196793
1966103
1965107
1964129
1963130
1962121
1961114
1960114
1959113
1958109
195788
195685
195583
195485
195382
195274
195181
195094
194996
1948108
1947123
1946122
1945105
1944139
1943163
1942170
1941215
1940242
1939242
1938261
1937253
1936270
1935255
1934256
1933247
1932257
1931229
1930228
1929215
1928217
1927206
1926200
1925194
1924193
1923189
1922186
1921176
1920172
1919155
1918134
1917158
1916150
1915148
1914145
1913146
1912152
1911160
1910144

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arizona11
Florida11
Texas11
California12
Nevada13
New Jersey14
District of Columbia17
New York18
Rhode Island20
Connecticut21
Illinois24
Massachusetts25
Hawaii26
Delaware28
Colorado29
Maryland33
Virginia35
Washington35
Alaska39
Alabama42
Georgia42
Maine47
Indiana48
Oklahoma48
New Mexico50
North Carolina50
Idaho51
Pennsylvania55
Oregon56
Tennessee56
Minnesota59
Utah61
Louisiana62
Michigan63
New Hampshire66
Arkansas67
South Carolina67
Ohio68
Kansas72
Missouri78
Mississippi78
Kentucky90
Wisconsin92
Wyoming102
West Virginia109
Iowa120
South Dakota135
Nebraska137
North Dakota142
Montana202

Even more about Victoria


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 Victoria a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Victoria?

4 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
1998
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Victoria
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 208
Letter count 8
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +6,810

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