Victoria – University of Copenhagen


How many girls were given this name in 2009?

Victoria: 331
Viktoria: 46


The name Victoria is formed from the Latin word which means 'victory'.


The name's popularity began to increase in the middle of the 1990s and since then the use of the name has increased. Its culminated in 2007, though, and the popularity of the name has declined a little over the last few years.

Well-known bearers of the name

Victoria is the name of the goddess of victory in Roman mythology. The English queen Victoria lived until 1901, and the Swedish crown princess, who also bears this name, was born in 1977.