Victor (name)

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Victor
Victor Hugo by Étienne Carjat 1876 - full.jpg
Victor Hugo is the most famous historical bearer of the name.
Pronunciation /vɪktɛr/
Gender male
Origin
Word/name Latin
Meaning (He who) Conquers
Other names
Related names Viktor; Víctor; Vítor; Vittorio

Victor is a masculine given name of Latin origin. It was the name of 2nd-century Pope Victor I, and more notably of 3rd-century saint Victor of Marseilles, whose veneration popularized the name in medieval France, whence it spread to other parts of Western Christianity (German variant Viktor, Italian variant Vittorio, Portuguese variant Vítor).

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For surnames see, see Victor (disambiguation)#Surnames.

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Fiction[edit]

  • Vegas Vic, a robot from the video game Fallout: New Vegas
  • Victor Baxter, fictional character in the television series That's So Raven and Cory in the House
  • Victor Creed, fictional character in the Marvel Universe
  • Victor Frankenstein, fictional scientist in the 1818 novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Victor Fries, fictional villain in the Batman series, also known as Mr. Freeze
  • Viktor Krum, fictional character in the Harry Potter series
  • Vic Mackey, fictional character in the television series The Shield
  • Victor Mancha, fictional character in the Runaways comic book
  • Victor Meldrew, fictional character in the television series One Foot in the Grave
  • Viktor Navorski, fictional character in the 2004 film The Terminal
  • Victor Newman, fictional character in the television series The Young and the Restless
  • Victor Quartermaine, fictional character in the television series Wallace and Gromit
  • Victor Steiner-Davion, fictional character in the Battletech and Mechwarrior universes
  • Victor Van Dort, fictional character in the 2005 film Corpse Bride
  • Victor Vance, fictional protagonist of the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories
  • Vic Vega, fictional character in the film Reservoir Dogs, also known as Mr. Blonde
  • Victor Von Doom, fictional character in the Fantastic Four comics
  • Victor von Gerdenheim, fictional character in the Darkstalkers video game series
  • Viktor (Suikoden), fictional character in the Suikoden video game series
  • Viktor (Underworld), fictional character in the Underworld film series
  • Vittorio, fictional character in the 1977 novel and 1983 mini-series The Thorn Birds
  • Victor, fictional servant in the 1890 novel The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilder
  • Victor Regalis VI, fictional character in the novel The Kingship of Victor Regalis by Chance Jett

People with given name Vittorio[edit]

Main article: Vittorio

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