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Victor Name Meaning

Name

Victor

   
Pronounciation
VIK-tor,VIK Ter

Meaning of Victor

Conqueror, Winner, Champion

Victor Name Origin

Irish
It was borne by several saints and at least 3 popes. The name was not used much by the medieval period, but after the accession of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) in 1837, it grew increasingly popular in 19th century England as a name bestowed in honor of the queen, who got the name from her German mother Princess Maria Louise Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.
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A borrowing from the Latin, Victor is from victor (conqueror, winner). The name was borne by an early pope and several saints but was not used in England until the last half of the 19th century. It was borne by several saints and at least 3 popes. The name was not used much by the medieval period, but after the accession of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) in 1837, it grew increasingly popular in 19th century England as a name bestowed in honor of the queen, who got the name from her German mother Princess Maria Louise Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. A borrowing from the Latin, Victor is from victor (conqueror, winner). The name was borne by an early pope and several saints but was not used in England until the last half of the 19th century. Victor name was borne from the several saints.
Victor Name also appears in following Origin(s): Latin, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, German, English
Victor also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, British, Danish, Dutch, English
Famous Name Victor
Victor Kodelja
a former member of the Canadian national soccer team and NASLer.Kodelja played 8 seasons in the NASL - 1974 for the Vancouver Whitecaps in the team's inaugural season in the league; 1976 with the San Antonio Thunder; 1977 with Team Hawaii; 1978 with San Jose Earthquakes; 1981 with the Calgary Boomers; 1982 and '83 with the Toronto Blizzard; and 1984 with the Chicago Sting.
Godfrey of St. Victor
was a French monk and theologian, and one of the last major figures of the Victorines. He was a supporter of the study of ancient philosophy, and the Victorine mysticism of Hugh of St. Victor and Richard of St. Victor.[1]
 
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