Victoria Family History

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Victoria Name Meaning

Spanish: from a medieval personal name, Spanish form of Victor. French: from the personal name Victoria (female form of Victor), which was popularized by a 3rd-century martyr so named.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Victorian, Victor, Vittoria, Viloria, Victory, Victorino, Vittorio

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Victoria Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Victoria name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Victoria. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    21%

  • Native American—North, Central, South

    10%

  • Portugal

    10%

  • Spain

    9%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    9%

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Victoria Family Origin

Where is the Victoria family from?

Victoria Family Occupations

What did your Victoria ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farm Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Victoria. A less common occupation for the Victoria family was Hotel Waiter. The most common Victoria occupation in the USA was Laborer. 44% of Victoria's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    44%
  • Farm Laborer

    22%
  • Baker

    11%
  • Hotel Waiter

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Victoria ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Victoria Historical Records

What Victoria family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Victoria. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Victoria census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Victoria. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Victoria. For the veterans among your Victoria ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Victoria Life Expectancy

What is the average Victoria lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Victoria life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Victoria in 1960 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Victoria

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Victoria ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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