Victor Family History
Victor Name Meaning
French Spanish English West Indian (mainly Haiti) African (mainly Nigeria) and Jewish: from the Latin personal name Victor meaning ‘conqueror’ (from an agent derivative of vincere ‘to win’). Early Christians often bore this name in reference to Christ's victory over sin and death and there are a large number of saints so called (some of the principal ones who contributed to the popularity of the personal name in the Middle Ages are a 2nd-century pope a 3rd-century Mauritanian martyr and a 5th-century bishop of Cologne).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press