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Victor Name Meaning

Name

Victor

   
Pronounciation
VIK-tor,VIK Ter

Meaning of Victor

Conqueror, Winner, Champion

Victor Name Origin

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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 Hess
Austrian-American physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics, who with Carl David Anderson discovered cosmic rays.
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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