Name: Victoria

Origin and Meaning of the Name Victoria

  • Meaning:
    Conqueror; victory
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    (vik TOR ee ah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Victoria

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  • Used in:
    English, Romanian and Spanish speaking countries
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    Victoria was the Roman goddess of victory, the equivalent of the Greek Nike.

    A notable bearer of this name is Queen Victoria who reigned between 1819 - 1901 and is the longest reigning British monarch. Victoria was not a common name when Queen Victoria was christened, but it has consistently ranked highly in the UK and US ever since. Victoria is also the name of an Australian state. Victoria Falls, in Zimbabwe and Zambia, make up the largest waterfall in the world. The Victoria Cross is the highest award for bravery in the face of the enemy in the United Kingdom. A Victoria Sponge is a sponge cake with a jam and cream filling.

    Victoria's Secret is an American seller of lingerie. Other famous bearers include singer Victoria Beckham, comedian Victoria Wood and model Victoria Silvstedt. The heir apparent to the Swedish throne is Crown Princess Victoria.

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