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/
Gender Female
Origin
Word/name Ancient Rome
Meaning Victory
Region of origin Latin
Other names
Related names Vicky, Vic, Vicki, Vickie, Vikki, Tori, Vika, Victor, Victory, Vicci, Vickey, Vicktoria, Vik'Toriah

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

Origin and meaning forms[edit]

Victoria is the Latin word for 'victory' or 'conquer' 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.

People[edit]

Given name, usually without mention of surname[edit]

Given name with surname[edit]

Surname[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Victoria Newman Abbott, a character on the America soap opera The Young and the Restless
  • Victoria Lord Banks, a character on the American soap opera One Life to Live
  • Victoria, the malicious vampire in the Twilight series, the antagonist of New Moon and Eclipse
  • Victoria Anne Sugden, a character on the British soap opera Emmerdale.
  • Victoria Argent, a werewolf hunter and mother of the main female character Allison Argent in MTV's television show Teen Wolf.
  • Victoria "Vicki" Donovan, a human high school girl who was turned into a vampire by Damon Salvatore in the first season of The CW network's hit television series The Vampire Diaries.

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