Victoria (name)

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Victoria
The Young Queen Victoria.jpg
Queen Victoria is the most famous historical bearer of the name.
Pronunciation /vɪkˈtɔːriə/
GenderFemale
Origin
Word/nameAncient Rome
MeaningVictory
Region of originLatin
Other names
Nickname(s)Vicki, Vickie, Vikki, Tor, Tori, Vika, Vicci, Vicky, Vickey
Related namesVictory, Viktoria, Viktorija, Vittoria, Vittorio, Vicko, Victor, Viktor

Victoria is a feminine first name. It is also used as a family name.

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Origin and meaning forms

Victoria is the Latin word for 'victory' and is used as the feminine form corresponding to the name Victor.

In Roman mythology, Victoria was the name of the goddess of victory, corresponding to the Greek goddess Nike.

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