Female, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Roman mythology, Surname names, V names, Virtues/Attributes

Victoria

Victoria is the feminine form of Victor meaning “victor, victory” via Latin victor (victor, conqueror) which derives from a PIE root word. In Roman mythology, Victoria is the name of the Roman goddess of victory (the Roman counterpart of Nike). Victoria is also a Spanish and French surname which originates from the given name.

Nicknames: Vickie/Vicki/Vicky/Viki, Tori, Ria, Toya (Hispanic American)

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Viktoria (German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Estonian, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian)
  • Viktoriya (Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian)
  • Victòria (Catalan)
  • Vitória (Portuguese)
  • Viktorija (Lithuanian, Latvian, Macedonian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian)
  • Wiktoria (Polish)
  • Wikolia (Hawaiian)
  • Victoire (French)
  • Viktorie (Czech)
  • Viktória (Hungarian, Slovak)
  • Vittoria (Italian)
  • Latoya (African American)

 

Male forms:

  • Victor (English, French, Portuguese, Romanian, Dutch, Swedish, Late Roman)
  • Viktor (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, German, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian)
  • Víctor (Catalan, Spanish)
  • Vítor (Portuguese, Galician)
  • Bittor (Basque)
  • Vittore (Italian)
  • Vittorio (Italian)
  • Viktors (Latvian)
  • Wiktor (Polish)
  • Gwythyr (Welsh)
  • Vitya (Russian diminutive of Victor)
  • Victorius (Late Roman)

 

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