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Victor Name Meaning

Name

Victor

   
Pronounciation
VIK-tor,VIK Ter

Meaning of Victor

Conqueror, Winner, Champion

Victor Name Origin

Irish
Victor name was borne from the several saints.
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Victor is a male name that has been used throughout history in numerous cultures and parts of the world. The name is of Latin origin (victoris) meaning "conqueror". 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 McKusick
internist and medical geneticist, was University Professor of Medical Genetics and Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA. He was the original author and, until his death, remained chief editor of Mendelian Inheritance in Man (MIM) and its online counterpart Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM), a database of heritable diseases and genes. He is widely regarded as the father of clinical medical genetics. McKusick also served as editor-in-chief of the journal Medicine.
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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Meaning of Victor in Irish origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.